The American Heart Association indicates that: 116.4 million, or 46% of U.S. adults are estimated to have hypertension. On average, someone dies of a stroke every four minutes. About 389 deaths occur from stroke each day, based on 2016 data. The Apothecary Shoppe is sponsoring a FREE blood pressure screening during the month of May. Come in, Get Checked, Get Educated. Don’t be a needless stroke victim.