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Seefeldt discusses her book Abandoned Families, Wed, March 29, 4 PM, Annenberg Auditorium

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Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Elizabeth Bruch

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Racial and ethnic disparities in chronic disease

4/8/2011 feature story

Using data from Add Health, Narayan Sastry and George Kaplan examine early life influences on racial/ethnic disparities in chronic disease risk. They look at behavioral and biological factors, and the role of social, demographic, and economic factors in various contexts and over the lifecourse.

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George A. Kaplan
Narayan Sastry

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