Tuesday 29 Jul 2014

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Dr. Willie Lawrence driven to make an impact on high blood pressure

 Dr. Willie E. Lawrence Jr. is surrounded every day by the potential impact of high blood pressure — the rampant suffering caused by heart disease and stroke. But it’s not only because he is an interventional cardiologist in an underserved …

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Community program helps lower blood pressure among minorities

Minorities using a community-based program significantly lowered their blood pressure, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2014 Scientific Sessions. Researchers assessed the

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Sixteen scholarships awarded to support diversity in healthcare

The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Macy’s are awarding 16 scholarships of $2,500 each to help increase the number of  minority  healthcare professionals in hopes

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Scholarship working to close diversity shortage gap in medicine

Nefertiti Clavon struggles to keep up with rising tuition costs and other college expenses. “There were times I felt I was going to have to leave school because of