Feb 22, 2010 6:01 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
A new report declares high blood pressure in the U.S. to be a neglected disease.
The prestigious Institute of Medicine says nearly one out of three adults has hypertension, but doctors often don't treat it aggressively, and the government hasn't made it a priority.
The institute says high blood pressure is relatively simple to prevent and treat, yet it's the nation's second-leading cause of death.
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