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Racial/ethnic disparities in health risk among young adults

1/29/2014 feature story

Narayan Sastry, George Kaplan, and Philippa Clarke investigate differences by race and ethnicity in behavioral and biological indicators of chronic disease risk among young adults. They also explore the potential for public policy to reduce factors contributing to emerging chronic disease.

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George A. Kaplan
Narayan Sastry
Philippa J. Clarke

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