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Examining Causes, Prevalence Of Racial, Ethnic Health Disparities

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to and Quality of Health Care: The policy brief by Jos Escarce of the Synthesis Project, an initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, examines the prevalence and causes of racial and ethnic disparities in health care access and quality.

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Some States Enacting Laws To Ensure Culturally Competent Care

As minority and immigrant populations continue to grow across the nation, some states are enacting laws to ensure that physicians receive training in "culturally competent care ... intended to help doctors develop skills to better anticipate and understand patients from different cultures," the AP/Long Island Newsday reports.

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