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The Puzzle of Hypertension in African-Americans

Genes are often invoked to account for why high blood pressure is so common among African-Americans. Yet the rates are low in Africans. This discrepancy demonstrates how genes and the environment interact

February 6, 1999 — Richard S. Cooper, Charles N. Rotimi and Ryk Ward

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