The Associated Press article examines health disparities experienced by Black Americans.

A new Associated Press article explores the pervasive problems Black people face getting medical care. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 14% of Black people in America over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s, compared with 10% of white people. The disparity is likely even more, because many Black people aren’t correctly diagnosed. CAPC reports that Black people living with serious illnesses get less help managing pain and other symptoms, and they have worse communication with doctors.

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