A stroke education program that uses hip hop music increased stroke awareness among economically disadvantaged minority children and their parents.
Racial disparities in stroke are due primarily to higher rates and poorer treatment of hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol among black Americans.
NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia experts discuss ways to recognize and prevent strokes.
Physicians may be less likely to intensify blood pressure treatment in patients with uncontrolled hypertension who are also depressed.
Watch all eight talks from TEDMED Day CUMC, now available online.
In an article in Scientific American’s “Talking Back Blog” published yesterday, writer Gary Stix highlights the work of Columbia’s Dr. Olajide Williams.