race disparity

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Fri May 4, 2012
Tenn. Researcher Sheds Light on Problem

Racial Disparity in Health Outcomes Explored

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A Tennessee researcher is helping answer the question: Why do Americans of color generally die of disease at higher rates than whites?

It’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.

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