heart disease

Barbershop-Based Healthcare Study Lowers High Blood Pressure in African-American Men

Compared to other racial and ethnic groups, black men have a higher rate of hypertension and are less likely to use medication to bring their blood pressure under control. So Dr. Ronald Victor of Cedars-Sinai and colleagues developed and tested an intervention that brought blood-pressure treatment to 52 black-owned, Los Angeles barbershops.

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