Campaign Focuses on Impact of Sarcoidosis on African American Women

Campaign Focuses on Impact of Sarcoidosis on African American Women

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Campaign Focuses on Impact of Sarcoidosis on African American Women

The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) announced its newest initiative this month, the African American Women & Sarcoidosis National Campaign, to bring awareness to how this group is disproportionately affected by the disease and to educate people living with the disorder. African American women are three times more likely to develop sarcoidosis than whites and have a 13 times higher mortality rate — 1.5 times higher than in African American men, according to the foundation.…

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