Health Challenges for African Americans


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Health Challenges for African Americans: Societal Roadblocks and Needs for Reversal through Methods of Education and Awareness
African Americans face distinctly difficult challenges which prevent the maintenance of optimum physical health. African Americans populations are often at lower economic levels than their Caucasian counterparts, and many cannot afford proper health care. As a result, many African Americans often do not address health concerns during the incipient stages of development, and only seek care when the symptoms become unbearable. At this stage, oftentimes little can be done to reverse the course of ailments which have developed over the course of a lifetime of poor health decisions. Yet proper health care is only one...
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