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Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
red arrow Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Breastfeeding-US, 2004
MMWR Weekly, March 31, 2006/55(12);335-339.
red arrow QuickStats: Percentage* of Children Aged <18 Years with Current Asthma, by Race/Ethnicity and Sex --- United States, 2001--2004
MMWR Weekly
February 24, 2006/55(07);185.
red arrow Disparities in Universal Prenatal Screening for Group B Streptococcus --- North Carolina, 2002--2003
MMWR Weekly
, July 22
, 2005/54(28);700-703.
red arrow QuickStats: Life Expectancy at Birth, by Year --- United States, 1970--2003
MMWR Weekly
April 15, 2005/54(14);363.
red arrow Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence and Impact of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis --- United States, 2002
MMWR Weekly
February 11, 2005/54(05);119-123.
red arrow Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence and Impact of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis, United States, 2002
MMWR Weekly
, February 11, 2005 / 54(05);119-123
red arrow QuickStats: Percentage of Persons Who Lacked Health Insurance Coverage for More Than 1 Year*, by Race/Ethnicity --- United States, January--June 2004
MMWR Weekly
January 28, 2005/54(03);75.
red arrow Health Disparities Experienced by Black or African Americans-United States
MMWR Weekly,  January 14, 2005 / 54(01);1-3
red arrow Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Prevalence, Treatment, and Control of Hypertension-United States, 1999-2002
MMWR Weekly,  January 14, 2005 / 54(01);7-9
red arrow Racial Disparities in Nationally Notifiable Diseases-United States, 2002
MMWR Weekly,  January 14, 2005 / 54(01);9-11
red arrow QuickStats: Percentage of Women Who Reported Ever Having a Mammogram
MMWR Weekly,  January 14, 2005 / 54(01);18
red arrow Notice to Readers: National Birth Defects Prevention Month and National Folic Acid Awareness Week
MMWR Weekly
January 7, 2005/53(51-52);1203.
red arrow Maps of National, State, and County Data Now Available on CDC WONDER
MMWR Weekly,  November 12, 2004 / 53(44);1051
red arrow Blood Mercury Levels in Young Children and Childbearing-Aged Women --- United States, 1999--2002
MMWR Weekly
November 5, 2004/53(43);1018-1020.
red arrow REACH 2010 Surveillance for Health Status in Minority Communities --- United States, 2001--2002
MMWR Weekly
August 27, 2004/53(SS06);1-36.
red arrow Health Disparities Experienced by Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations
MMWR Weekly
August 27, 2004/53(33);755.
red arrow Diminishing Racial Disparities in Early-Onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease-United States, 2000-2003
MMWR Weekly, June 18, 2004 / 53(23);502-505
red arrow Health-Related Quality of Life Among Low-Income Persons Aged 45-64 Years United States, 1995-2001
MMWR Weekly,  November 21, 2003 / 52(46);1120
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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A Selected Bibliography, CDC, NCCDPHP
red triangle Obesity, Health Disparities, and Prevention Paradigms: Hard Questions and Hard Choices
Preventing Chronic Disease, V 2: N 4, October 2005.
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CDC Office of Communication (OC) Fact Sheet
May 9, 2004
red triangle Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities
CDC Office of Communication (OC) Fact Sheet
April 2, 2004
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
red triangle Secretary Leavitt Renews HHS' Commitment to Improving Access to Health Care
HHS News Release, Thursday, May 5, 2005
red triangle HHS Secretary Appoints Advisory Committee on Minority Health
HHS News Release, Thursday, April 22, 2005
red triangle HHS Launches African American Obesity Initiative
HHS News Release, Thursday, May 6, 2005
red triangle HHS Announces $95 Million to Improve the Health of Minorities
HHS News Release, April 7, 2005
red triangle Statement by Tommy G. Thompson Secretary of Health and Human Services On the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2003
HHS News Release, Monday, December 22, 2003
red triangle HHS Issues National Reports on Quality and Disparities in the Use of Health Care Services
     The National Healthcare Disparities Report
HHS News Release, Monday, December 22, 2003
red triangle HHS Awards More Than $65 Million to Eliminate Health Disparities.
HHS News Release,
Friday, Oct. 10, 2003
red triangle President Bush Names Four to U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission
HHS News Release,
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003
red triangle HHS Publishes new guidelines on language service for people with limited english proficiency.
HHS Press Release Fact Sheet
August 8, 2003
red triangle Protecting the Health of Minority Communities
HHS Press Release Fact Sheet
September 24, 2002
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Minority Health News & Links
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)
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Is Hopsital Service Associated with Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Experiences with Hospital Care?
The Commonwealth Fund, 2006
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Providing Language Services in Small Health Care Provider Settings: Examples from the Field
The Commonwealth Fund, April, 2005
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Disparities in Patient Experiences, Health Care Processes, and Outcomes: The Role of Patient-Provider Racial, Ethnic, & Language Concordance
The Commonwealth Fund, July, 2004
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A State Policy Agenda to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities
The Commonwealth Fund, June 2004
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New Commission to End Health Care Disparities Announced Today by AMA, NMA, NHMA
January 31, 2005
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Missing Persons: Minorities in the Health Professions
The Sullivan Commission, September, 2004
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Get the Facts: Health Disparities Fact Sheets for National Public Health Week,  April 5-11, 2004
American Public Health Association (APHA), 2004
grey sphere APHA Community Solution to Health Disparities Database
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Cancer Screening in California: Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, September 2003.
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Chronic Disease Notes & Reports
Special Focus: Eliminating Health Disparities Free Adobe Acrobat Player Required to View this Document.
15 (3) Fall, 2002
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Cultural Competence in Health Care: Emerging Frameworks and Practical Approaches
Joseph R. Betancourt, Alexander R. Green, and J. Emilio Carrillo, October, 2002
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Providing Language Interpretation Services in Health Care Settings: Examples from the Field
Mara Youdelman and Jane Perkins, May 2002



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