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Tulane report shows health disparities for women, girls in Greater N.O.

A Tulane University report highlights social factors including race, age and gender that contribute to stark disparities in health and economic outcomes for women and girls in Orleans and Jefferson parishes. The report finds that African-American women lag behind in numerous health … Continue reading

Posted in Spring/Summer 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Spreading the Word about Breast Cancer

With late-stage breast cancer diagnoses on the rise among African-American women, a new interactive DVD was released during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The DVD is targeted to African-American women to promote regular mammograms in this vulnerable population group. The … Continue reading

Posted in Spring 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment