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Men's Health Disparities: The Silent Crisis
Posted on 6/12/2013 by Brandon Armani
As Dr. David Gremillion of the Men's Health Network said: "There is a silent health crisis in America. On average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women." But we're not talking about it.
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Brandon Armani faces extraordinary challenges. I wish him all the best in his programs. Keep on keeping on.
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The NPA works to achieve health equity -- the highest level of health for all people. This blog is a venue for professionals from all fields and sectors to share their thoughts on pressing issues, news and events pertaining to health equity. Follow and participate in this candid discussion.
About the Author
Brandon Armani is Program Associate at Community Education Group. He was instrumental in the program design and implementation of the medical services delivery system for District residents returning from correctional settings, and has provided policy advocacy on key health care issues from HIV/AIDS, homeless health care and health care to individuals returning from correction settings.
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