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Medical Bills Higher For African Americans

NPR: African Americans Remain Hardest Hit By Medical Bills
For many years, high medical bills have been a leading cause of financial distress and bankruptcy in America. That pressure may be easing ever so slightly, according to a survey released earlier this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But one in five Americans still face hardships due to medical costs — and African Americans continue to be the hardest hit (Neighmond, 7/10).

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