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Nursing Homes for People of Color:
Still Segregated, Still Unequal

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Tweet If Martin Luther King, Jr. was alive today, he would be 86. If he was like many elderly black Americans, he might well end up in a nursing home ranked lower in quality and with less well-trained nursing staff … Continue reading

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Health Disparities and Behavior Change:
A Plea to Stop the Attack Ads

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Tweet The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene takes on a poor, white, single-mom, smoker in a harsh black-and-white tv spot. An off-camera announcer essentially tells her to quit smoking or risk leaving her children without a parent. That’s … Continue reading

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LGBT Healthcare: Out of the Closet in New York

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Tweet Credit: To Treat Me, You Have to Know Who I am, National LGBT Cancer Network, NY LGBT healthcare took a giant step forwards in New York City last week, with the announcement that New York City’s Health and Hospitals … Continue reading

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