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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2012, Article ID 510291, 12 pages
Research Article

Differential Impact of Stress Reduction Programs upon Ambulatory Blood Pressure among African American Adolescents: Influences of Endothelin-1 Gene and Chronic Stress Exposure

1Colleges of Nursing and Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
2Georgia Institute for Prevention of Human Diseases and Accidents, Department of Pediatrics, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA 30912, USA

Received 24 May 2011; Revised 17 August 2011; Accepted 6 September 2011

Academic Editor: Tavis S. Campbell

Copyright © 2012 Mathew J. Gregoski et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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