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Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Strives for Inclusion and Diversity
BlackAmericans have shorter life expectancy than white Americans. Black patients are 22 percent less likely to receive pain
medication compared to their white counterparts. Black and brown people are less likely to survive a heart attack. Black children are 36 percent less likely to be prescribed antibiotics for ear infections.
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