News tagged with racial background

Mystery free women of color unraveled

The fable of the tragic mulatto is a familiar New Orleans story: A beautiful, young woman of color disdains marriage to a man of her own racial background. Her mother coerces her to form an illicit relationship ...

Jul 19, 2013
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Predicting risk for high blood pressure

High blood pressure also called hypertension is a major health problem that when left untreated can lead to heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. African Americans are more likely to develop high blood pressure and develop ...

Apr 26, 2010
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