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The objective of this study is to better understand strategies used by African Americans with hypertension in order to control their blood pressure.
The objective of this study is to better understand strategies used by African Americans with hypertension in order to control their blood pressure. Through the use of qualitative interviews, the beliefs and attitudes toward complementary medicine of African Americans with hypertension will be elucidated.
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:48:42-0400
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