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