Nov 20, 2017
By Valerie Massie
Authorities in the United States have lowered the guidelines for diagnosing hypertension. It means that another 30 million Americans will be considered to have high blood pressure, which already afflicts half of U.S. adults. Libby talks with Dr. Chi-Ming Chow, staff cardiologist at St. Michael’s hospital to find out what it means for Canadians.
Plus – Orhan Pamuk, the Nobel-prize winning Turkish writer, collected objects to showcase the events in his novel “The Museum of Innocence” while he was writing the book. Two years later, he opened a physical museum of the same name, in a 19th century building in Istanbul. Libby talks with him to learn more about it.