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Black women are facing some sickening statistics

Jan 14, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of American women. Yet black women tend to develop heart ailments and die from those ailments 10 years before white women do. Black women are twice as likely to deliver premature infants as white women.

About 61 percent of pregnant black women seek health care during the first trimester of pregnancy compared to 79 percent of white women.

These were among the black women's health issues discussed last week during Women's Awareness Week '91 at th...