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September 4, 2014

African American Professional Women Positive on Medical Research

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

ROCHESTER, Minn. — If a research survey of African American professional women is any indication, attitudes may be changing towards participation in medical research. Mayo Clinic and The Links, Incorporated researchers teamed up to survey members of the international women’s organization, and found that a majority of African American women surveyed are willing to or have taken part in medical research. The results appear in the Journal of Women’s Health.

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Tags: African American women, health disparities, Journal of Women's Health, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota news, News, news, Sharonne Hayes M.D., The Links

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