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10 Leading Causes of Death for Black People

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10. Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease is more prevalent among Blacks than whites. The organization predicts that over the next 30 years, the number of Blacks entering the age of risk more than doubles to 6.9 million.


9. Septicemia

It’s bacteria in the blood that causes life-threatening infections. Most people are unaware of ongoing infections typically in the kidneys, bladder or lungs.

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