Black Barbershops Health Promote Heart HealthFebruary 14, 2018 |
by KAREEM A. SIMPSON
Health, specifically cardiovascular health, continues to quietly impact lives in the Black community. It is true that cardiovascular disease affects Americans from all backgrounds, but Black men are disproportionately affected. According to the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics released annually by The American Heart Association, about half of all Black males have some form of cardiovascular disease.