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Blacks Have A Higher Rate Of Preventative Hospitalization For High Blood Pressure Than Whites

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By Staff   More than 40 percent of African Americans suffer from high blood pressure (known as hypertension) and many more are simply unaware that anything is wrong. If you are African American, there is a good chance you have family members or friends with this disease. Known as the silent killer, high blood pressure exerts its damage on the small vessels of the kidneys, eyes, heart and even brain…