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2 edition of African American health in New Mexico found in the catalog.

African American health in New Mexico

African American health in New Mexico

social and economic factors

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Published by The Office in Santa Fe, N.M .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Health and hygiene -- New Mexico,
  • African Americans -- New Mexico -- Social conditions,
  • African Americans -- New Mexico -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNew Mexico State Office of African American Affairs.
    ContributionsNew Mexico. Office of African American Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA448.5.N4 A43 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24106296M
    LC Control Number2009416570

    1 day ago  The recently released book, "The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South," looks at Virginia's first human-to-human heart transplant surgery.   Doctor examines race and medicine in new book However, of particular concern, the researchers found that African Americans in their .

      The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: Berry St., Suite , San Francisco, CA | Phone Washington Offices and . Subjects: African American Studies New Mexico Southwest Contributor Bios Bruce A. Glasrud, professor emeritus of history at Sul Ross State University, has also edited Black Women in Texas History, The African American Experience in Texas, Buffalo Soldiers in the West, and The African American West: A Century of Short Stories.

      African American culture is rich in tradition and American history. Americans of African descent represent many different nationalities, religions, and cultural backgrounds. While some Africans migrated to America willingly, others came as a result of forced migration from the slave trade. Even today, African American families are significantly impacted by two centuries of slavery. New Mexico. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, Black or African American alone, percent Health. With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, %: Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent.


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African Americans are living longer. The death rate for African Americans has declined about 25% over 17 years, primarily for those aged 65 years and older. Even with these improvements, new analysis shows that younger African Americans are living with or dying of many conditions typically found in white Americans at older ages.

BHNM is a resource for African-Americans and Black people in New Mexico, dedicated to providing greater access to information from the New Mexico Department of Health, local organizations, local nonprofits, and local & national health professionals to improve Black health.

This is a 'must-have' work for any medical or mental health professional who wants to provide effective services to African Americans."--Pearl Stewart, PhD, Department of Family and Child Studies, Montclair State University "A useful and well-written volume highlighting the current status and history of African American health.4/5(1).

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