Segregation and Lung Cancer Deaths Linked

"African-Americans who live in highly segregated counties are considerably more likely to die from lung cancer than those in counties that are less segregated, a new study has found."

"“If you want to learn about someone’s health, follow him home,” said Dr. Awori J. Hayanga, a heart and lung surgeon at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, who was the lead author of the study."

"“We don’t need drugs or genetic explanations to fix a lot of the health care problems we have,” he said."
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