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Job-related hypertension lingers

A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is the first to show that retired Americans who held higher-status jobs – such as chief executives, financial managers and management analysts – tend to have the lowest rates of hypertension, while those who had lower-status jobs tend to have the highest rates. Senior study author Paul Leigh, a professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, said the study suggests that the pool of people with job-related hypertension may be considerably larger than previously assumed.

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