Galveston County Daily News, Oct. 28, 2006 http://news.galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=e9f45c0445b508c7 GALVESTON — The prescription to lower your blood pressure may be as simple as this: Don’t worry. Be happy. A study by University of Texas Medical Branch faculty members links positive emotions to lower blood pressure. Dr. Glenn Ostir of UTMB said patients were asked questions about their happiness and optimism levels at the same time their blood pressure was taken.