Minorities Receive Worse Health Care By Being Shipped to Bad Hospitals
It’s not a secret that African-Americans and Latinos receive the worst health care in the U.S. But a new study says this isn’t because we live in areas with poorer care. In fact, we are more likely to live closer to a quality hospital, yet we are more likely to be taken to a less quality hospital further away, reported the Pittsburg Gazette.
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