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Public Health Alert: As COVID-19 Disproportionately Impacts African Americans, Leading Health Groups Warn Smoking Causes Underlying Health Conditions That Increase Risk

 As African Americans and other communities of color suffer shockingly high rates of illness and death from COVID-19 and health experts warn that smoking can worsen COVID-19, leading health groups are calling for immediate action stop the tobacco industry from targeting these communities and to increase the availability of proven smoking cessation treatments. These actions […]

New Poll Sheds Light on Covid-19’s Impact on African American Communities and Root Causes of Covid-19 Health Disparities in the Black Community

The NAACP,  in partnership with the African American Research Collaborative (AARC) and the Equity Research and Innovation Center (ERIC) at Yale School of Medicine presented new polling detailing the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic on African American communities. The poll is the first of its kind, with a deep dive into how African Americans are responding to […]

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