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National Success of the Black "Barbershop" Health Outreach Program sets the stage to address African American Women's health issues in the "Beautyshop". Inglewood,
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.
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.
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.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).