High Blood Pressure & Antihypertensive Drugs
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January 1978
Vol. 2, No. 1

Rivaling last year’s epidemic of anti-arthritic medications in medical journals, this year’s medical journals bear witness to the “greening of the antihypertensives.” For example, the Hay 1977 Journal of the National Medical Assn. (an association of black doctors) contained 22 full pages of antihypertensive ads out of a total of 40 advertising pages. And not only the profes- sional publications are affected. Hyp~rtension is everywhere– on the television screen, on radio, in the newspapers…