Among black babies, a heartbreaking disparity

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Candice Belanoff, School of Public Health

A report from the Department of Public Health on birth trends in Massachusetts provides a troubling reminder that race is a life or death issue for some Bay State residents, starting the day they’re born…

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“These are really entrenched, difficult problems to tackle. What really underlies all of these disparities is social differences.”

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