Cardiovascular Health

Recent Articles

May 31, 2018

About 44 percent of this clinic’s patients are Hispanic. A health coach helped implement a self-measured BP program, and here's how it's working.

May 29, 2018

For treating hypertension in African-American men, setting priorities is top agenda after a recent meeting between the AMA, American Heart Association and the Association of Black Cardiologists.

May 23, 2018

To address uncontrolled hypertension in African-American men, barbers were trained to measure blood pressure and encourage follow-up. Here is how it worked. 

May 15, 2018

Most physician practices do not collect patient demographic information, or they do so in unreliable ways. The data can help drive approaches to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities.

May 04, 2018

The AMA says the tax helps lower obesity rates and that ruling against it could also jeopardize nontax initiatives to improve the public’s health.