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Notorious US Study May Still Influence Black Men's Trust in Doctors

The word "Tuskegee" recalls one of the most shameful chapters in U.S. medical history, one that has inspired generations of mistrust. What has come to be known as the Tuskegee experiment tracked the untreated progression of syphilis for decades in a group of African-American men who were told only that they were getting free health care from the U.S. government. Today, African-American men have the worst health outcomes of all major ethnic, racial and demographic groups in...

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