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Wayne State To Study Vitamin D In African-Americans With Hypertension

A Wayne State University School of Medicine physician researcher has received a $1.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to study the role of vitamin D in halting and reducing subclinical cardiac damage in African-Americans suffering from high blood pressure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2011

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Wayne State Gets $1M Grant To Reduce Cancer Pain In African Americans

A new study, led by Wayne State University’s College of Nursing and funded by a three-year, $1,078,000 award from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, aims to improve the care of African Americans with cancer pain.


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Driven: African Americans In The Auto Industry

A number of new cars and trucks are being introduced this week at the North American International Auto Show. Also being unveiled on Wednesday is a new project called “DRIVEN: A Tribute to African American Achievement in the Auto Industry.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2011

Wayne State Researchers Study Text Message Alert System For Hypertension

Text messages could prove to be the wave of the future in healthcare. Wayne State researchers are looking into it when it comes to helping Detroiters with uncontrolled hypertension.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2011