Knowledge of young African American adults about heart disease: a cross-sectional survey
- Heart Disease and Stroke. // Ebony;Jul2005, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p86
Presents information on the occurrence of cardiovascular disease in African Americans. Diseases that occur in blacks; Way to lower the risk of heart disease; Other treatments for such disease.
- Heart Disease. Libov, Charlotte // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History;1998, p252
It is well known that coronary heart disease is the biggest killer of American men, but the fact that it is the greatest disease cause of death in women was ignored by the medical profession, public education campaigns, and the media for most of this century. Cardiovascular disease is also the...
- Complications in Segmenting Campaign Publics: Women of Color Explain Their Problems, Involvement, and Constraints in Reading Heart Disease Communication. Vardeman, Jennifer; Tindall, Natalie // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2008, p1
Sixty-four women of color were qualitatively interviewed to find out how they make meaning of a heart disease public information campaign. The situational theory of publics guided the data collection and analysis to answer the research questions of how women seek information around heart...
- Heart Disease: No. 1 Cause of Death. Walls, Barbranda Lumpkins // Crisis (15591573);Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p20
Focuses on the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among African Americans. Percentage of African Americans who have symptoms of CVD according to the American Heart Association; Risk factors for CVD; Prevention of heart disease.
- Heart Disease. // Ebony;Jul2004, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p72
Focuses on coronary heart disease among African Americans. Quality of treatment received by African American women with heart disease; Types of food that people should eat to prevent heart disease; Impact of fish oil on arrhythmia.
- African-American churches have faith in healthy heart initiative. Moorer, Talise D. // New York Amsterdam News;2/12/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p34
African American churches have been invited to peruse the application process for participation in a new, heartfelt initiative, educating congregates about how to take care of their health. The invitation was extended by the Association of Black Cardiologists Inc., proponents of Changing Health...
- She Seemed So Healthy. Morgan, Christina // Black Enterprise;Aug2003, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p84
Focuses on the incidence of cardiovascular disease among African American women. Case story of Claudette Ellis, a Columbia, Maryland resident who suffered a heart attack; Percentage of African Americans who suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease; Risk factors associated with heart disease.
- Distinct Component Profiles and High Risk Among African Americans With Metabolic Syndrome. Taylor, Herman; Liu, Jiankang; Wilson, Gregory; Golden, Sherita H.; Crook, Errol; Brunson, Claude D.; Steffes, Micheal; Johnson, William D.; Sung, Jung Hye // Diabetes Care;Jun2008, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p1248
OBJECTIVE -- Health of African Americans is seriously threatened by unremitting epidemics of diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the role of metabolic syndrome in the African-American population has not been investigated widely. This study examined the prevalence of metabolic...
- Warning signs. Campbell, Denise; Alleyne, Sonia // Black Enterprise;May2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p88
The article discusses the risk factors and treatment for cardiovascular diseases. The author states that 40 percent of African American suffers from a cardiovascular condition. Fried and starchy foods, heavy salt intake, whole dairy, saturated fats and high cholesterol meals contribute to the...