Fifty million Americans have hypertension, yet only half are treating it. While that fact may be enough to make any pharmacist's blood boil, it also is offering supermarket pharmacists an opportunity to increase awareness. New programs designed to help patients keep their blood pressure in check have been introduced by several grocery chains: Fred Meyer Inc., Portland, Ore., recently added more stores to the schedule of its HealthVan, a mobile health screening and education service being ...

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