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Minority Health Focus

11 minutes 33 seconds

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Reports on the numerous health disparities among minority populations in the United States. Informs different ethnic groups about the diseases more likely to affect them, why this happens, and how to protect themselves. Includes interviews with physicians who stress the importance of being proactive in personal health care, the value of bilingual doctors, and ways to avoid using children as interpreters. Hosted by Pat Morita.

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