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Apathy Cited in Racial Health Gap: Blacks Die Sooner, Diagnosed Later Than Whites. Official Wonders What It Will Take To Stir Outrage

Wheeler, Tracey The Beacon Journal (2006) Apathy Cited in Racial Health Gap: Blacks Die Sooner, Diagnosed Later Than Whites. Official Wonders What It Will Take To Stir Outrage. The Beacon Journal, www.ohio.com.

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    Abstract

    Black newborns die at twice the rate of white newborns. Black women are diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at 20 times the rate of white women.Blacks, in general -- whether it's heart disease, diabetes, or cancer -- will be diagnosed later and die sooner than whites. And Dr. Garth N. Graham wants to know why no one seems to care.


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    Item Type: Other
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Minority, Health, Apathy, Behaviors, Racial Disparities, Health Gap, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African Americans, Hispanics, Whites, Office of Minority Health, late diagnosis, mortality
    Subjects: Health > Disparities
    Health > Prenatal & Pediatric Health
    Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases
    Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > HIV/Aids
    Practice > interventions
    Practice > service
    Teaching
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      Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2006
      Last Modified: 20 May 2011 17:20
      Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/561

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