The Impact of Discrimination as a Social Determinant of Health

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Discrimination can harm both individual and communal health. This overview of current research shows the health impacts of discrimination against women, LGBT people, people of color, and more.

https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/social-determinants-health/interventions-resources/discrimination