Minorities With CF Have Worse Lung Function, Study Says

Minorities With CF Have Worse Lung Function, Study Says

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Minorities With CF Have Worse Lung Function, Study Says

Blacks and Hispanics with cystic fibrosis (CF) have worse lung function than white patients, according to a study from New York City. However, no differences were found among these groups of patients in several other parameters, including the number of visits to the doctor, treatments with antibiotics, and hospitalizations. The findings highlight the need to develop culturally appropriate ways of helping CF patients in minority communities, the scientists said. The study, “Health Disparities among adults cared…

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