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2012-06-01 23:01:03

National Success of the Black "Barbershop" Health Outreach Program sets the stage to address African American Women's health issues in the "Beautyshop". Inglewood,

2012-05-08 20:55:55

Poor women and African Americans with ovarian cancer are less likely to receive the highest standards of care, leading to worse outcomes than among white and affluent patients, according to a study of 50,000 women presented by UC Irvine’s Dr. Robert Bristow at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s annual meeting March 27.

2012-04-29 19:54:48

Black children are less likely than white children to receive medication for abdominal pain in the emergency department (ED) even when they report severe pain.

2012-04-27 21:38:16

The Health and Social Care Act 2012 will have "severe implications" for collecting and monitoring data about the health needs of the population in England.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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