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|Dec 03, 2013||
CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2013 is the second agency report examining some of the key factors that affect health and lead to health disparities in the United States. Four findings bring home the enormous personal tragedy of health disparities:
MMWR / November 22, 2013 / Vol. 62 / No. 3 page 1
|Dec 16, 2013||
CVP Director Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo's research is featured in UCSF News article - "Minorities’ Health Would Benefit Most from Beverage Sugar Tax, UCSF Researchers Report"|
Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages is likely to decrease consumption, resulting in lower rates of diabetes and heart disease, and these health benefits are expected to be greatest for the low-income, Hispanic and African-American Californians who are at highest risk of diabetes, according to a new analysis led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
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