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Surprising findings on what influences unintended pregnancy from Wise, Geronimus and Smock

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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Arline T. Geronimus

Geronimus and Bound find high death rates persist for black Americans in 2000

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Death Rates Remain Higher for Poor Black Americans" - Health Behavior News Service. 02/24/2011.

Citing findings from her recent study with John Bound and Cynthia Colen (American Journal of Public Health, forthcoming), Arline Geronimus says that despite improved economic conditions, working-age residents of urban poverty areas still suffer severe excess mortality. The failure to reduce the toll of chronic illness is of particular concern, said Geronimus.

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Arline T. Geronimus

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