High Blood Pressure Problem Hits Home

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By Molly Clifton

A new study finds more than half the adults living in the Southeastern U.S. have high blood pressure. 

Researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville say hypertension statistics in that part of the country have been high for years, but little has been done to reverse the problem.  

Nationwide, about one third of adults have similarly high levels.
 

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