TITLE

CDC report identifies health disparities

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Jun2011, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an overview of a report titled "CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report -- United States, 2011" issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
ACCESSION #
61027205

 

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