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JUN 30, 2015 - Huffington Post

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The Quality Of Health Care You Receive Likely Depends On Your Skin Color

Unequal health care continues to be a serious problem for black Americans. More than a decade after the Institute of Medicine issued a landmark report showing that minority patients were less likely to receive the same quality health care as white patients, racial and ethnic disparities continue to plague the U.S. health care system. That report, which was published in ...

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JUN 30, 2015 - CNN

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Bill Clinton: How we can fight childhood obesity

In the early 1990s, fried foods, carbohydrates and desserts dominated Marybelle's high school lunch choices. Vending machines lined the school hallways, offering sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks. With limited healthy options, Marybelle unsurprisingly developed habits that led to high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

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JUN 29, 2015 - MedPage Today

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AAP: Docs Have Role in Preventing Childhood Obesity (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Pediatrics group issues new recommendations on how physicians should counsel parents

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JUN 27, 2015 - Family Practice News

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Obesity, genetic variations found in adult survivors of childhood cancer

The St. Jude Lifetime Cohort study found obesity in a higher percentage of adult survivors of childhood cancer than previous studies. Thirty-six perc

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JUN 22, 2015 - New York Times

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Personal Health: Prudent Ways to Fight Childhood Obesity

Several popular strategies not only help children achieve and maintain a normal weight but also save a lot of health care dollars, researchers found.

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