How Racial Segregation Could Be Linked To Lung Cancer

From ThinkProgress Thu Jan 17 2013, 17:37:40

African-Americans living in highly segregated counties are at significantly elevated risk of dying from lung cancer, according to the results from a new study. African-Americans already suffer from the highest incidence of lung cancer in the United States. But as the New York Times reports, the study finds that black Americans in highly segregated areas [...]

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