Loyola Seeking African American Women In Proviso Township For Stress Study

Sunday, August 26, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Researchers at the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Campus in Maywood is seeking African American women in Proviso Township, particularly in Maywood, who would be willing to participate in a race-based stress reduction research study.

Researchers are looking for black women between the ages of 25 and 49 who have no history of heart attack or stroke, but at least one risk factor for heat disease or stroke, such as being overweight or having diabetes, high blood sugar, high blood pressure or a family history of heart disease.

The study will “examine the effectiveness of an 8-week program in reducing stress in African American women,” according to a flyer circulated by Loyola.

Participants may receive up to $195 for time and travel. Interested participants should contact Dr. Karen Saban at (708) 216-3603 for more info. See the flyer below.

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