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Barbershops become urban community health centers

Coles, Terri (2008) Barbershops become urban community health centers. Reuters. pp. 1-3.

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African-American communities in the shadows of the University of Pittsburgh's buildings are getting sick and dying sooner than their white counterparts, of preventable diseases -- and Dr. Stephen Thomas wants to change it. An outreach initiative involving local barbershops and beauty salons is a step in that direction.

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Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: barbershops and beauty salons; African-American neighborhoods; Center for Minority Health; disparity; Take a Health Professional to the People Day; health professionals
Subjects: Health > Health Equity
Practice > outreach
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Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2008
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2011 13:12
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/1019

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