African-Americans and the ACA: Much Accomplished, More to Do
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African-Americans and the ACA: Much Accomplished, More to Do

By Pat Maryland NNPA News Wire Guest Columnist The passage of the Affordable Care Act…

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Blood Pressure Swings May Raise Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke Or Fatal Heart Disease
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Blood Pressure Swings May Raise Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke Or Fatal Heart Disease

(HNGN) – A team of researchers studied the association between blood pressure swings and heart…

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One-Third of Americans Have a Syndrome That Could Kill Them — Do You?
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One-Third of Americans Have a Syndrome That Could Kill Them — Do You?

(News Quench) – An alarming 34.7 percent of Americans have a condition known as metabolic…

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Eating Out Frequently May Be Linked To High Blood Pressure
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Eating Out Frequently May Be Linked To High Blood Pressure

  (University Herald) – There may be an association between meals eaten away from home…

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Study: Short People’s Genes May Confer Higher Heart Risks
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Study: Short People’s Genes May Confer Higher Heart Risks

MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer Short people have more risk for heart disease, and…

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Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests
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Pot Smoking May Pose Heart Dangers, Study Suggests

[WebMD]   WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 — Marijuana use might contribute to heart and artery…

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Controlling Other Health Issues Reduces Kidney Disease Risk
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Controlling Other Health Issues Reduces Kidney Disease Risk

Keeping your blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol in check reduces the risk of developing…

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Study Links Family Structure to High Blood Pressure in African-American Men
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Study Links Family Structure to High Blood Pressure in African-American Men

[Medical Xpress] In a study of African-American men, researchers from the National Institutes of Health…

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3 Factors Detrimental to Obesity-Related Heart Disease
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3 Factors Detrimental to Obesity-Related Heart Disease

[FoodProductDesign.com] BOSTON—High blood pressure, serum cholesterol and blood glucose explain approximately 50% of the increased…

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Ruben Studdard Could Be The Biggest Loser
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Ruben Studdard Could Be The Biggest Loser

by Michael McGee Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner Singer Ruben Studdard joins…

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