HIGHLIGHTED STORIES: Black Health Rx: Finding A Cure For America’s Health Disparities

30 Jul

Social determinants of health lead to complex health disparities that cost our country around $1.24 trillion every year. Many black communities are faced with high levels of poverty, unemployment, and unhealthy food options: if one is born into a circumstance that provides less-than-optimal access to basics like healthy, fresh food; safe areas to exercise; and accessible medical care, it stands to reason that one’s health will suffer in the long run.

Read more here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/23/black-health_n_3633248.html

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