Health Rewind: How Black Churches Are Spreading Word About Obamacare

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Childhood Adversity Can Impact the Future Health of Black Men

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin believe that Black men who face greater child adversity — poverty, stress, abuse, etc. — have worse health outcomes as adults. The recent report found that Black men experienced 28 percent more childhood adversity than white men and that this past history affected them three times more than white men. 

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