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Sarcoidosis Has Many Clinical Manifestations

Sarcoidosis Has Many Clinical Manifestations Valerie D. Callender Sarcoidosis is an acquired idiopathic, multisystem disorder characterized by noncaseating granulomas in the involved tissue. This condition of unknown origin is most common in African Americans and northern Europeans. The organs most commonly affected are the lungs, lymph nodes, skin, and eyes. [1-4] Sarcoidosis typically causes no […]

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Black Men And Divorce: Implications For Culturally Competent Practice

Black Men And Divorce: Implications For Culturally Competent Practice Erma Jean Lawson Divorce takes a particularly heavy toll on black men, resulting in mental health problems that commonly present as physiological symptoms Introduction The structure of the black family has undergone significant change over the past 30 year. [1,3] One dramatic aspect has been a […]