High Blood Pressure

A new study gives men a new health option.

Dr. Joel Saulsbury and Roland Martin discussed how high blood pressure hits the Black community.

Actor Lamman Rucker joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the American Heart Association Blood Pressure Awareness Campaign as well as some of his upcoming projects. According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of Blacks in the U.S. have high blood pressure (compared to about 30% of U.S. adults in the general population). “If […]

February is American Heart Month, and Dr. Karla Robinson and Dr. Robert C. Robinson III, from Urban Housecall joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share some important information on heart health and perform a quick lesson in the life-saving skill of CPR. African Americans have higher incidences of all the chronic medical issues, which include […]

Everyone talks a lot about high blood pressure, but do you really know what it is, what’s wrong with having it, and what surprising everyday health habit may actually make it worse? What Does Having High Blood Pressure Mean? According to Mayo Clinic, high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a common condition in […]

Mmmm…what’s more soothing and relaxing as a nice cup of green tea? What’s even better is the fact that, according to study after study, those tiny little tea leaves may be packed with some very powerful potential health benefits. Why is tea so good for you? Tea leaves come from the Camellia sinensis plant. Tea’s […]

According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of blacks have high blood pressure (HBP).Though doctors aren’t 100% sure why this is, they believe it may be linked to African Americans also having higher rates of obesity and diabetes. Researchers have also found that there may be a gene that makes African-Americans much […]

It’s World Salt Awareness Week 2014, and this year, the focus is on the need for clear and consistent nutrition labeling – so consumers can make smarter food choices. What is Sodium? “Sodium” and “salt” are often used interchangeably, but they are not exactly the same. Sodium is a component of salt and is measured […]