Thursday, June 16, 2011

African Americans 50% More Likely to Have Strokes

African American adults are 50 percent more likely to have a stroke than their White adult counterparts. Further, men are 70% more likely to die from a stroke than their White adult counterparts. According to a CDC health interview survey also reveals that African Americans stroke survivors are more likely to become disabled and have difficulty with activities of daily living than their non-Hispanic white counterparts.

One more reason Why We Need to Heal. Click here to read more.

Click here to read about the Black Barbershop Men's Health Project. If we can't get Black men to go to the doctor, we need to bring the doctor to the brothas.

Click here for more about what you can do to keep your heart healthy.

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