African American Women's Health

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African American Women's Health

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, 6:30 p.m.

hoyttAfrican American women face a number of major health risks.  For example, black women have higher rates of debilitating diseases such as cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS than those of other racial or ethnic groups.

Join Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, President of the National Black Women's Health Imperative and co-author of Health First!: The Black Woman's Wellness Guide, for a lecture about black women's health issues and the advocacy to end health disparities among women and communities of color.