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Black People Still Die Earlier Than Whites, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Reveals



7/19/2013 8:20:45 AM

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Despite a significant increase in life expectancy in recent decades, black Americans still die almost four years earlier than white Americans do, federal health officials reported Thursday. The disparity is largely due to higher death rates from cancer, diabetes, heart disease, murder and stroke, according to statistics released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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