U.S. Minorities No Strangers to Health Ills
Thompson, Dennis (2011) U.S. Minorities No Strangers to Health Ills. HealthDay.
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Though minorities in the United States face an array of challenges, chief among them may be personal health and well-being. African Americans, Hispanic Americans and other minority groups are more likely than whites to develop a number of chronic and deadly diseases, according to mounting evidence. Infant mortality, obesity, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease and communicable diseases are among the wide range of health issues for which minorities find themselves at greater risk than whites, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The evidence of health disparities would be easy to ignore were they not so well-documented," said Stephen B. Thomas…