Healthcare Triage: More Than Just a Haircut – The Role of Barbershops in Healthcare

from The Incidental Economist at on June 28, 2018 at 10:41PM

Barbershops have long played a significant social, economic, and cultural role in African-American life. Barbershops foster both confidentiality and camaraderie, which seems like a good environment to talk to men about hypertension.

This episode was adapted from a column I wrote for The Upshot. It’s important. Sources can be found there.