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June 18th, 2009
03:57 PM ET

Racial Discrepancies and Healthcare


Do people of different races get treated differently at the doctor's office and in hospitals? Tony and CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen discuss whether the color of your skin matters when it comes to healthcare.

Filed under: Tony Harris
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  1. brown77

    the lack of insurance among the black community is what is evident in this study...

    June 18, 2009 at 4:57 pm |
  2. John Appleton

    Excellent piece. Single payer not for profit health care would go a long way in helping solve many of the issues discussed here. Thank you for bringing light to this under reported issue

    June 18, 2009 at 6:04 pm |
  3. John Appleton

    New poll out today shows that 76% percent of US public want Public health care. I will give some one the link to the study if they want it, I didn't want to site another news agency on this page. Which begs the question. Why is there so much support of a public option in the public and so little support for it in the media and in congress?

    June 18, 2009 at 7:50 pm |
  4. lisa scott

    it's money that matters. healthcare is a money-making industry. if you can't pay, you can't get good help. if insurance and money wasn't an issue (like in every other civilized western country) then race wouldn't be an issue.

    June 23, 2009 at 12:11 pm |

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