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Health Disparities

For years health disparities in the United States have further disadvantaged the already disadvantaged population due to lack of access to resources, the health care system and various other factors. Though health disparities amongst individuals of different race, class, and gender is not a new issue, this Stay Tuned explains the growing importance of awareness and community mobilization to help provide healthier activities and affordable health services.

The more patients that have access to a community health center, the more narrow the health disparities are.” – Dr. Heidi Miller

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