Recruiting intergenerational African American males for biomedical research Studies: a major research challenge.

@article{Byrd2011RecruitingIA,
  title={Recruiting intergenerational African American males for biomedical research Studies: a major research challenge.},
  author={Goldie S. S. Byrd and Christopher L. Edwards and V. A. Kelkar and Ruth G Phillips and Jennifer R. Byrd and Dora Som Pim-Pong and Takiyah D. Starks and Ashleigh L Taylor and Raechel E Mckinley and Yi-Ju Li and Margaret A. Pericak-Vance},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={
          480-7
        }
}
The health and well-being of all individuals, independent of race, ethnicity, or gender, is a significant public health concern. Despite many improvements in the status of minority health, African American males continue to have the highest age-adjusted mortality rate of any race-sex group in the United States. Such disparities are accounted for by deaths from a number of diseases such as diabetes, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), cancer, and cardiovascular disease, as well as by many… CONTINUE READING
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