Hypertension-High Blood Pressure

May 14, 2019

High Blood Pressure

For African-Americans, high blood pressure often develops early in life The prevalence of high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) in African-Americans in the United States is […]
September 25, 2018

Obesity in African American Children

African American children and adolescents are more likely to be overweight and obese than their White peers. The Findings: African American youths are at higher risk […]
September 25, 2018

Put Down The Fried Foods – How Cholesterol is Affecting the African American Community

Why do African-Americans have increased cholesterol levels? There is a well-established difference in cholesterol levels between Americans of European and African descent. In particular African Americans […]
June 14, 2018

4 Ways To Prevent A Deadly Stroke

African American And High-Risk? 4 Ways To Prevent A Deadly Stroke African Americans are twice as likely to die from a stroke, and their risk of […]