Terry and The Pirates

Schuck, Peter
September 1976
New Republic;9/11/76, Vol. 175 Issue 11, p11
Discusses that people mostly with low income suffer from hypertension in the U.S. Observation of pharmacist Terry Watts that people living in his neighborhood suffer from hypertension, but they do not know anything about it; Revelation that the government estimates that one out of every seven American adults has high blood pressure; Steps taken by Watts to let people know about it; Complaint of Watts about the shortage of doctors; Complaint of the California Board of Medical Examiners that pharmacists who took blood pressure tests of others and advised those with abnormal readings to see a doctor were violating the state's Medical Practice Act.


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