Discoveries Magazine



Cutting Blood Pressure

A new model of care teams pharmacists with barbers to fight the deadly health epidemic of hypertension—which affects African-American men more than almost any other group in the world.

Heart Health and a Haircut

A haircut can make a guy feel like a new man—and, thanks to Cedars-Sinai investigators, maybe even save his life. A groundbreaking study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that African- American men successfully lowered their Read On

Beyond the Bench

CASE STUDY 8: In Barbershops Black-owned barbershops have been community hubs for a century — incubators for everything from political activism to entrepreneurship. Now, thanks to the groundbreaking efforts of Ronald Victor, MD, Los Angeles’ barbershops also double as medical Read On