Health Rewind: Big Push for African-Americans in the South to Get Health Care

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Colon Cancer Deaths Drop Dramatically

A new report from the American Cancer Society found that colon cancer deaths have decreased by 30 percent. Early colonoscopies, which have tripled in the past years from 19 percent to 55 percent among seniors, are believed to be the culprit. Yet, Blacks are still more likely to die from this type of cancer than whites. 

(Photo: American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

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