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Hard-to-Treat Hypertension Among Black Adults May Be Linked to Sleep Apnea

Black people are more likely to have hypertension than their white counterparts. Now, new findings published in the journal Circulation suggest that untreated sleep apnea that’s moderate or severe is associated with increased odds of resistant hypertension in African Americans, according to an article by American Heart Association News. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep… Read More »

Even among the insured, cost of illness can be devastating, Harvard-backed poll finds

Despite the Affordable Care Act’s much-touted expansion of health coverage in the U.S., a first-ever poll of America’s seriously ill demonstrates that insurance alone isn’t enough to protect against the high cost of care. The poll showed that though 91 percent of respondents had health insurance, 53 percent of those with insurance had trouble paying… Read More »

Poor Health Outcomes Associated With Fear of Crime, Violence Among College Students of Color

November 21, 2018 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: College students of color report an increased fear of crime and violence on college campuses. College students of color have reported an increased fear of crime and violence, which has been linked to negative long-term physical and mental health outcomes. Research was presented at… Read More »