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In California, Men Can Get Their Blood Pressure Checked in Barbershops

(VOA): Visiting the doctor to get your blood pressure checked might be stressful and time consuming, but what if you could get a check-up at your regular barbershop instead? That's the idea behind a recent study in Los Angeles, where pharmacists are working with 52 barbershops to try to help African-American men, who have higher rates of high blood pressure than other ethnic groups. Faiza Elmasry has the story, narrated by Faith Lapidus.

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Published Date: Monday, March 19th, 2018 | 12:45 PM

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