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ERIC Number: EJ120255
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Publication Date: 1975
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension): The Most Serious Health Problem Faced by Blacks in America
Robinson, Dolores
Black Books Bulletin, 3, 2, 10
Argues that, for reasons that remain to be fully determined, blacks are particularly prone to hypertension. Some scientists theorize, it is stated, that the pressure of being black is enough to cause the disease; blacks are subjected to encounters that involve greater stress, each of which acts on the body's internal functioning. (Author)
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