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Blacks in nursing homes have higher risk of sores

July 14, 2011   // 0 Comments

by Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black nursing home residents are more likely than white residents to develop blisters and sores that can eventually lead to muscle and bone damage, according to a new study. The findings suggest the disparities are mostly the result of differences in care between homes with predominantly black or white patients -- and not that individual nursing homes...

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