High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart attacks, heart failure and strokes. The researchers found that by age 55 years:. The researchers found that higher body weight was associated with an increased risk for high blood pressure, regardless of race or gender, and those who adhered to the DASH-style diet, both blacks and whites, were at lower risk for hypertension. DASH style Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diets are rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low or fat-free dairy, fish, poultry, beans, seeds and nuts and limited in red meat and salt. Justin Thomas, Ph. The risk of high blood pressure can be significantly reduced with a healthy lifestyle.
Most black adults have high blood pressure before age 55 -- ScienceDaily
Cheryl Y. Judice holds a Ph. Her research focuses on the intersections of race, class, and gender. Her book, Interracial Marriages Between Black Women and White Men was the first academic text published on the experiences of black women in interracial marriages. This is her second book on African American women who are dating, married to, or divorced from white men.
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Over the weekend, two different groups of Black women in Maryland decided to escape the heat by hanging out at an apartment complex pool while sipping wine. While the women were enjoying their Saturday, a white man identified as Nick Starr-Street decided to report the women for using glassware by the pool, which broke an alleged rule of the Edition Apartments on East-West Highway in Hyattsville. Starr-Street called the leasing office and the police on the women, which prompted them to take out their phone and record the racist incident, reported WUSA9. It all began on June 22 when Felecia Soso tweeted she and her friends were by the pool when a man complaining about glass bottles confronted them.
Ariane Hegewisch, M. The gender wage gap in weekly earnings for full-time workers in the United States widened between and An earnings ratio of The gender earnings ratio for full-time, year-round workers, which includes self-employed workers, tends to be slightly lower than the ratio for weekly earnings which excludes the self-employed and earnings from annual bonuses, and includes full-time workers who work only part of the year. Both earnings ratios are for full-time workers only.