Blacks develop high blood pressure one year faster than whites, study finds

Blacks develop high blood pressure one year faster than whites, study finds
Blacks at risk of having high blood pressure develop the condition one year before whites and have a 35 percent greater chance of progressing from pre-hypertension to high blood pressure, according to a new study. More aggressive treatment of pre-hypertension could narrow the gap in hypertension rates between blacks and whites.

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