cancer http://wmot.org en Racial Disparity in Health Outcomes Explored http://wmot.org/post/racial-disparity-health-outcomes-explored <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; A Tennessee researcher is helping answer the question: Why do Americans of color generally die of disease at higher rates than whites?</p><p>It&rsquo;s widely recognized that white Americans are more likely to survive life-threatening illness than people of color. For example, black children are less likely to survive cancer than white children. The question that researchers are still struggling with is exactly why.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 19:16:27 +0000 Mike Osborne 10544 at http://wmot.org