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African American Health Disparities

Research has documented a number of racial disparities in health care, including higher death rates among African-Americans than whites. New government data shows some significant improvements. The study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found African Americans are living longer. The death rate for African Americans has declined about …

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New Study to Define Health Issues in LGBTQ Community

The PRIDE study is the first of its kind. It aims to follow the same large group of LGBTQ people over the span of the next few decades. Enrollement is open to anyone who resides within the United States, identifies as a gender or sexual minority, and is over 18, its enrollment …

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Frontier Nursing University Awarded $1,998,000 Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant

Hyden, KY — Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has been awarded the Nursing Workforce Diversity grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant totals $1,998,000 in funding in support of a four-year project that will be led by FNU with assistance from several key partner organizations. The goal …

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