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Minority Kids With Heart Defects More Likely to Die in Childhood
Date:4/19/2011

children continue to grow and are expected to account for more than half of all U.S. children by 2040, it's clear we need to reduce the racial and disparities that burden the health care system and adversely affect the lives of families," lead author Wendy Nembhard, associate professor of epidemiology at the University of South Florida College of Public Health, said in a university news release.

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The March of Dimes has more about congenital heart defects.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: University of South Florida, news release, April 18, 2011


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