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How does race affect access to healthcare?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Study after study has shown that race still plays an enormous role in risk for several diseases and in ability to gain access to healthcare. Medicine is still lagging behind in treating everyone equally and ensuring that all people, regardless of their race, status or resources, get what they need to get the most out of their health. 

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