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Race Matters in Strokes, & in Jail

The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

Lake Worth health policy consultant Paul Gionfriddo, who blogs at Our Health Policy Matters, writes today about two sad cases in which African-Americans died of illnesses that would not have been fatal had they been free. But they were in jail, and were ignored.

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