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Study Finds Major Health Disparities Among Missouri Minorities

African-Americans are four or five times more likely to have an infant death compared to the white population. Firearms assaults are nearly 35 times higher.

06/05/2013

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Some Discouraged From Prostate Cancer Screening Under New Guidelines

The American Urological Association now supports new guidelines which state routine screening is no longer recommended for men who are at average risk for the disease.

05/20/2013

Healthcare

Awareness Campaign Underway For Kidney Disease In Local African-Americans

It is estimated that one in six African-Americans in Missouri has signs of kidney disease.

02/27/2013

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Wildwood Considers Name Change For Old Slave Road

Developers named the road in 1979. It runs near a burial site for slaves.

02/27/2013

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Documentary Flyer Depicts Black Slay Supporters As ‘Slayves’

The documentary is titled “Bootlicker” and explores the racial tension in the city since Fire Chief Sherman George was demoted.

02/12/2013

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Cancer Leading Cause of Death Among Hispanics

Heart disease is the leading killer of whites and African Americans in the United States, but not Hispanics.

09/18/2012

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Black Drivers In Missouri More Likely To Be Stopped Than Whites

Rate of disparity for African-American drivers rises slightly in 2011.

06/01/2012

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