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Severe Pediatric Sleep Apnea in Washington, DC Most Common in Inner City African-American Children From Low Income Families; Diagnosis Often Delayed

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Pediatric severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in the Washington, DC metropolitan area is most common among inner city African-American children from low income families, according to a new study presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference. The researchers also found that these children were most likely to have a delayed diagnosis.

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New Report Details Chicago's Racial, Ethnic Disparities

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Racial and ethnic inequality in Chicago is so "pervasive, persistent, and consequential" that University of Illinois at Chicago investigators describe life for white, black and Latino residents in Chicago today as a "tale of three cities."

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Study: Black and White Kids Faring Equally in Subsidized Housing

Disparities between black and white families living in subsidized housing have largely vanished, and black and white children who grew up in such housing fared similarly in school, jobs and earnings, a study found.

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Low-Income and Minority Students to Suffer Most Under Relaxed School Lunch Standards

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Cities Provide Paths From Poverty to Sustainability

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Understanding how cities develop at the neighborhood level is key to promoting equitable, sustainable urbanization.

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UCI Joins Alliance to Expand Opportunities for Low-Income Students

The University of California, Irvine is aligning with 67 of the nation’s top colleges and universities to substantially increase the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at America’s undergraduate institutions with the highest overall graduation rates.

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Study Finds Medicaid Expansion in Kentucky Provided Most Benefit to Those in Poorer Areas

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The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Kentucky proved most beneficial for Kentuckians living in areas with high concentrations of poverty, particularly children.

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Diagnosing and Treating Alzheimer’s, Dementia at Home Could Be Key for Rural, Low-Income Populations

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The lack of easily accessible, culturally proficient, and gerontology-trained providers creates a unique challenge for older adults in rural communities. Providing earlier cognitive assessment to facilitate earlier management of cognitive decline issues can assist with aging-in-place and decreased health care costs.

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Three Reasons Why Trump Tax Cut Plan Won’t Reduce Poverty







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