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Minority Physicians Care for Most Underserved Patients in US

A new study has found that physicians who are ethnic minorities - including black, Hispanic and Asian doctors - care for the majority of disadvantaged patients in the U.S.  The authors of the study are calling for an expansion of the minority physician workforce to meet the growing demand for doctors to treat underserved patients.   Based on a 2010 survey of more than 7,000 patients across the United States, researchers from Harvard University in Massachusetts found that...

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