The ongoing REGARDS study finds that a 10-millimeter difference in blood pressure can make blacks three times more likely than whites to have a stroke.

Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.

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Severe, system-wide inflammation kills hundreds of thousands of Americans every year.

High blood pressure and diabetes can also lead to memory and thinking problems.

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UAB researchers say there is a Sepsis Belt that aligns with the well-known Stroke Belt. A new grant will help them ferret out its mysteries.

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The risk factors for stroke in the South also may be responsible for cognitive decline.

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