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2013-06-04 11:16:31

New study from University of Michigan Health System shows black patients in most segregated areas more likely to receive surgery at low-quality hospitals Black patients are more likely to have surgery performed at low-quality hospitals even though they frequently live closer to better facilities than white patients. A study that examined Medicare data from 2005-2008 revealed that although black patients live nearly twice as close to high-quality hospitals as white patients, they were...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.