Black Folks & Lung Disease: Is The Damage Reversible?

According to the American Lung Association, African Americans suffer from lung cancer more than any other population group in the U.S.

Their report, “Too Many Cases, Too Many Deaths: Lung Cancer in African Americans” takes an in-depth look at a specific problem in a specific community. This report is a compilation of research examining lung cancer among African Americans and the need to eliminate this and other health disparities.

Despite the concerning findings, there’s research that suggests lung disease can be reversed with proper treatment.

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