HIGHLIGHTED STORIES: Despite Progress, African-Americans Still Hard Hit By Medical Bills

27 Aug


A poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of
Public Health found that 24 percent of African American families said they had problems paying for needed prescription drugs. Some turn to taking less of their needed medication to make it last longer, which can lead to worse health conditions. Top three health concerns for AfricanAmerican families are high blood pressure, stroke and diabetes.

Read more at : http://capsules.kaiserhealthnews.org/index.php/2013/06/despite-progress -africanamericans-still-hard-hit-by-medical-bills/


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