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jueves, 4 de mayo de 2017

African-Americans Living Longer, But Racial Disparties Remain

African-Americans Living Longer, But Racial Disparties Remain
- The bad news, however, is that although Black people are living longer, a racial health gap still persists. For one, the life expectancy of Black Americans is four years shorter than that of whites. The analysis, published in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Tuesday, May 2, also showed that younger Blacks are either living with or dying from health conditions commonly found in older whites, including high blood pressure, diabetes and stroke.