Health Rewind: How Obamacare Can Strengthen Black America’s Vision

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Why Do Sick African-Americans Rate Their Health as Good? 

Researchers from the University of South Carolina were surprised when they found that obese and chronically ill Blacks believed that they were much healthier than they really were. It’s unclear why this discrepancy exists, but it’s believed that church attendance plays a factor: Folks who went to church believed they were physically healthier. 

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