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CDC Reports Decline in Death Rates from Diseases Plaguing Blacks

Diseases resulting from tobacco use, obesity and diabetes, plus heart disease and stroke, are some of the leading causes of death among African-Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But over the past three years, the CDC has funded and facilitated the activities of five community-based organizations aimed to reduce death from these conditions. [read more…]