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Heightened race consciousness linked to higher blood pressure in Africans in America


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#1 MarcusGarveyLives

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Posted 14 August 2013 - 10:17 PM

"Black patients preoccupied with racial concerns have higher blood pressure than those who aren’t, according to results of new Johns Hopkins-led research. The findings suggest that heightened race consciousness could at least in part account for the disproportionately high rate of hypertension in black Americans — the highest prevalence of any group in the United States and one of the highest rates in the world ..."

 

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