America’s biggest killer is making a deadly comeback as younger people, women and nonsmokers alike are falling victim to heart disease. The AMA has created a series of online tools and resources, using the latest evidence-based information, to support physicians in managing their patients’ high blood pressure.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Feb. 1, 2021
In the news: CDC mask mandate on public transit, COVID-19 vaccines to pharmacies, COVID-19 antibodies last at least 6 months, iPhone 12 can disable defibrillators.
7 ways to help your Black patients control high blood pressure
Most Black adults have hypertension. Learn how physicians and other health professionals can improve care for Black patients with high BP.
Q&A: Why the pandemic demands 2021 focus on preventing high BP
Top cardiologist Clyde Yancy, MD, reflects on lessons learned during COVID-19, health equity and hypertension prevention.
How a stroke led radio icon Tom Joyner to push Black heart health
In interview with AMA Immediate Past President Patrice Harris, MD, MA, Joyner shares why the health scare is bringing him out of retirement.
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