Health Rewind: Is DNA to Blame for High Obesity Rates Among Blacks?

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People of Color Underestimate Their Cancer Risk

Despite the fact that Blacks, Latinos and Asians are more likely to develop a range of cancers and die from it, a new study finds that we are less likely to believe we are more at risk for it. Researchers from the Moffit Cancer Center recommend that more cultural competent info needs to be created to educate marginalized communities about their likelihood of this disease, reported HealthDay News

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