A Shave, a Haircut, and a Blood Pressure Test
An experimental program is using "barbershop intervention" to bring health education to African American men.
The barbershop has always been more than a place to get a trim and a shave for AfricanÂ American men. Itâ€™s a place to talk sports, debate politics, and swap stories. Now it may also be a site for early medical intervention for high blood pressure.