Posts Tagged ‘blood pressure monitoring’

January 12th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: January 12th

This week’s topics include the effects of BP reduction in mild hypertension, the association between dietary whole grain intake and risk of mortality, and more.

October 25th, 2010

Can Barbers Help Fight High Blood Pressure in Black Men?

A very long time ago, barbers performed surgical procedures. Now, once again, barbers may have a role to play in the health care of their community. In the BARBER-1 trial, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, Ronald Victor and colleagues compared two hypertension monitoring and referral programs based in 17 black-owned barbershops in Texas. Following […]