American Heart Month: Heart Disease is Leading Cause of Death for Black Men

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MR possible cover American Heart Month - heart stethoscope(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Heart health awareness is particularly important for Black men because we are at a higher risk of dying or becoming physically disabled from coronary heart disease compared to white men.

This is because Black men suffer from high rates of diabetes, high-blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, lack of exercise and tobacco smoking, according to the American Medical Association.

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