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BC Place glows red for World Hypertension Day

May 17th, 2020

BC Place will glow red to recognize World Hypertension Day on Sunday, May 17th.

World Hypertension Day occurs annually on May 17th to raise awareness about the importance of accurate blood pressure measurement through blood pressure screenings, among other initiatives. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the leading preventable cause of death in Canada. An estimated 7.5 million Canadian adults have hypertension, characterized by blood pressure measurement of 140/90 mmHg or higher.

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