A study suggested that practicing religion can improve efforts to reduce hypertension in Black people.
Dr. Joel Saulsbury and Roland Martin discussed how high blood pressure hits the Black community.
Dr. Jennifer Caudle explained on NewsOne Now that many African-Americans don't realize how important sleep is and many of us take it for granted. According to Caudle, the average American should get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Unfortunately, the majority of the American populace does not reach this mark.
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 […]
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 […]
Barbershops are central to the narrative of Black manhood in the United States. It is where jokes are cracked, friends are made, issues debated, and, soon, where blood pressure will be tested. According to the Daily Breeze, Dr. Ronald G. Victor, the head of Cedars-Sinai’s hypertension center, will use a $8.5 million grant to help train […]
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 […]
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