A new study found wide-ranging differences in lifespan in six major Latin American cities. The findings – which may be the first to give comprehensive, standardized data about life expectancy at birth within small areas of the cities – help researchers pinpoint what forces are linked to these disparities and what lessons can be learned by Philadelphia and other cities experiencing similar issues.
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Q+A: Why Are So Many Black Women Dying From Cervical Cancer?
Thanks to Pap tests and vaccinations, cervical cancer is highly preventable. “Essentially no woman should get cervical cancer,” according to Kymberlee Montgomery, DrNP, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions […]