Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 17th, 2005
"Hispanics comprise one of the fastest-growing segments of the U.S. population. Mexican-American adults are more likely to be overweight, physically inactive, diabetic, and to have higher levels of hypertension than are white adults. However, studies addressing the relationship between physical fitness and coronary artery disease (CAD) risk factors among Mexican-Americans are much less conclusive," said A. Afghani and colleagues, Touro University International.
Afghani's group investigated "the etiology of factors influencing resting systolic (SBP)...
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