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'African American' - 3 Article Result(s)

  • High Resting Heart Rate Tied to African American Heart Failure Risk

    For African Americans, a high resting heart rate may indicate greater risk of death or hospitalization with heart failure, a recent analysis finds.

  • Science Nod to Family of Unwitting Medical Heroine

    Sixty-two years ago, scientists harvested cancer cells from an African American tobacco farmer which were used for some of the biggest breakthroughs in medical science -- without her knowledge or consent.The abnormally resilient cells were ...

  • Do You Know What Too Fat Looks Like?

    A study suggests that African American women in the US have a different picture of what unhealthy weight looks like than medical experts, prompting suggestions that pictures should be more widely used with health messages ...

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