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Hypertension Study Based in African American Barbershops Honored
March 7, 2019
The clinical research forum names study led by the late Ronald G. Victor, MD, one of the year’s top clinical research achievements. ... read more »
Moderate or Severe Sleep Apnea Doubles Risk Of Hard-to-Treat Hypertension in African Americans
January 3, 2019
The results suggest that African Americans with more severe forms of sleep apnea are at higher risk of having hard-to-treat hypertension ... read more »
New Data Show Barbershop Blood Pressure Checks Remain Highly Effective
December 20, 2018
12-month follow-up research continues to show improvement in lowering hypertension ... read more »
NATIONAL CRISIS: 100 Million Americans Have High Blood Pressure Under New Guidelines
November 15, 2018
Medical experts hope this new, lower level will prompt doctors to suggest earlier intervention for their patients with lifestyle changes or medication. ... read more »
Physician Calls on Legislators to Oppose Bill Threatening California’s Most Vulnerable Dialysis Patient Population
August 16, 2018
If passed, SB 1156 will severely limit the ability of charitable organizations from providing financial assistance to dialysis patients in need. These are the charitable organizations whose financial assistance allows for access to treatment and care for thousands of patients suffering from kidney failure in California, including many minority patients. For these patients, charitable assistance is the sole reason they are able to continue paying for their costly and life-sustaining dialysis treatment. ... read more »
What the New High Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean to You!
June 14, 2018
The American Heart Association guidelines focus on the top number, the systolic pressure. If your systolic pressure is higher than 140 mmHg, here are new recommendations from the experts.  ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette-Sex Is Important!? Part 2
May 31, 2018
Women have sexual needs too. While some men may think sex first and who’s next, their wife’s sexual and romantic needs go unmet. You can’t serve two masters. Men and women need to think about their mate’s sexual needs before practicing on others. ... read more »
Barbershop-based Healthcare Study Successfully Lowers High Blood Pressure in African-American Men
March 15, 2018
The study included 319 African-American men recruited from 52 barbershops in the Los Angeles area ... read more »
Encouraging Good Health – Holman UMC Teams with Cedars Sinai to Reduce Blood Pressure among Parishioners
April 13, 2017
Usually spiritual health is foremost in mind when it comes to attending church.  However, Pastor Kelvin Sauls takes a holistic approach and wants a physically healthy congregation as well. ... read more »
Barbershop Health Initiative Fights to Reduce High Blood Pressure in Black Men
December 14, 2016
At A New You Barber and Beauty Salon, clients can receive a haircut and a high blood pressure test ... read more »
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