Black Health Disparities

"My goal as a family physician is to add years of life, quality years that make great memories for my patients. I have seen the time taken and I know the barriers that take it." - Dr Harris

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prostate
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breast
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stroke
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high blood pressure
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all cancer
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pregnancy
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HIV
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asthma
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diabetes
"Health disparities are preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by socially disadvantaged populations."
- CDC
"Social determinants of health are conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.." - ODPHP