Black Health Disparities
Howard University and Georgetown University will launch a medical humanities center aimed at reducing health inequities.
Down Syndrome (DS) is one of the most common chromosomal disorders in America, but health disparities appear to be growing in the Black community.
Biopsy delays reduce the benefit of early detection, putting patients at a higher risk of treatment failure and lowering their chances for survival.
Research shows African Americans are twice as likely to be infected with Hepatitis C but less likely to be treated for the virus.
One problem I know we can solve? Our representation in medical research. Black Americans and Latinos makeup 30% of the U.S. population but account for less than 10% of participants in genetic studies.
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