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    Younger Blacks Fare Worse On Dialysis, Study Finds
    Researchers found that black patients younger than 50 years old who receive the blood-filtering process actually fare worse than whites.
    National Screening Urged To Detect Eye Disease In Blacks
    Middle-aged black people may benefit from a routine national glaucoma screening program, according to new research. A computer-based mathematical model found routine screening could make a modest reduction in the number of people who go blind or become visually impaired from the eye disease.
    Get The Scoop On Sickle Cell Anemia
    Sickle cell anemia is a disease passed down through families in which red blood cells form an abnormal crescent shape. (Red blood cells are normally shaped like a disc.)