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Cold Temps and Blood Pressure

If your blood pressure has gone up recently, you're not alone.  Researchers in France looked at the link between blood pressure and outdoor temperature in 8-thousand adults 65 and older. They found blood pressure was higher in the winter, with 33-percent of participants diagnosed with hypertension during cold months -- compared to 24-percent in the summer.

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