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Health & healing for African-Americans

Health & healing for African-Americans

straight talk and tips from more than 150 black doctors on our top health concerns

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Health and hygiene

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHealth and healing for African-Americans
    Statementedited by Sheree Crute ; foreword by Joycelyn Elders.
    ContributionsCrute, Sheree.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 583 p. ;
    Number of Pages583
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18311507M
    ISBN 100553576992
    OCLC/WorldCa39309473

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