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Residential segregation associated with black-white disparity in firearm homicide rates

20:00 EDT 12 Jul 2018 | AAAS

(Boston University School of Medicine) Residential segregation is linked to many racial disparities in health, including cancer, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Now, a new study led by Boston University School of Public Health researchers suggests the likelihood of dying from gun violence can be added to the list of adverse health outcomes associated with structural racism in the US.

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