Vigorous action must be directed to prevent disease, promote overall health, and deliver appropriate care within the African American population. In this thoroughly updated and revised edition of <I>Health Issues in the Black Community</I> the authors offer an in-depth examination of the most pressing health problems confronting the black community. Written by a stellar panel of scholars and practitioners in the field, this valuable resource examines such topics as chronic illnesses, the effect of violence, and health policy. <I>Health Issues in the Black Community</I> also contains the most current thinking on relevant health, delivery, lifestyle, and policy issues.
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