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Sound Body #1927: Getting Sick While Black 07/05/19

Jul 1, 2019

No matter what their background, education, or income, black women are chronically failed by the American health care system. Evidence shows that black women are offered a full range of treatment options less often than white women. They are more likely to live in underserved communities, where hospitals are underfunded and equipment outdated. They are denied pain medication more often than other patients.