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<p>A new study reveals that black males raised in one-parent households tend to have higher blood pressure readings. (Courtesy of vascularweb.org)</p>

A new study reveals that black males raised in one-parent households tend to have higher blood pressure readings. (Courtesy of vascularweb.org)

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Hypertension in Black Men Linked to Childhood Experiences

While issues such as health care, socioeconomic status and even racism play a role in hypertension among African-American men, a new study shows that childhood experiences may also negatively affect their health as adults.