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#blood-pressure #reduction in #barbershops

Published in New England Journal of Medicine:

A Cluster-Randomized Trial of Blood-Pressure Reduction in Black Barbershops

Authors’conclusions: “Among black male barbershop patrons with uncontrolled hypertension, health promotion by barbers resulted in larger blood-pressure reduction when coupled with medication management in barbershops by specialty-trained pharmacists

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General Population

QPR Institute provides suicide prevention training

Active Minds sponsored training to help prevent suicide in our community

KRYSTAL DODGE | thorn008@rangers.uwp.edu

According to the American College Health Association, “Suicide is currently the second most common cause of death among college students aged 25-34 and third leading cause of death of 15-24-year-olds.” On March 7, for the second consecutive semester, Active Minds hosted Suicide Prevention Training. 427 more words


Navigate Slippery Conditions Safely

Spring showers brings May flowers, but it also can bring difficult driving conditions. Driving in the rain can make for some frustrating, slippery, and slow car rides. 323 more words


Fact Friday: Purchasing Age of Tobacco

Fact: Tobacco sales to minors, 17 years and younger, dropped in California last year after a change in the law raised the minimum purchasing age of tobacco from 18 to 21. 81 more words


Overachievers & the Adrenals

Calling all athletes, over-achievers and ass kissers. Today’s post is for you.

I’m really sick of hearing that more is more. More is better.

More cardio, more weight, more training sessions, longer training sessions. 1,180 more words


Council gives helping hand to CSE awareness campaign

Somerset County Council is backing this month’s National CSE Awareness Day.

Taking place this Sunday, 18 March, the day aims to improve understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) so the public can help all the organization involved in safeguarding children. 506 more words