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Surgeon General's Listening Session on Health Disparities and Mental Retardation

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Air date: Wednesday, October 10, 2001, 1:00:00 PM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
Views: Total views: 7 * This only includes stats from October 2011 and forward.
Category: Special
Runtime: 03:30:22
Description: It is estimated that there may be as many as 7.5 million children and adults with mental retardation in the United States. These individuals face unique health challenges resulting in lower life expectancies and lower quality of life. Surgeon General David Satcher has initiated an effort to focus the attention of the nation on the health and health care needs of children and adults with mental retardation.

For additional information or to send an e-mail message during the Listening Session, visit the
Surgeon General's web page
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NLM Title: Surgeon General's listening session on health disparities and mental retardation [electronic resource] / the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development on behalf of the Office of the Surgeon General.
Author: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.)
Subjects: Attitude of Health Personnel
Health Services Needs and Demand
Insurance, Health
Intellectual Disability--therapy
United States
Publication Types: Webcasts
Rights: This is a work of the United States Government. No copyright exists on this material. It may be disseminated freely.
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NLM Classification: WM 300
NLM ID: 101267666
CIT Live ID: 1126
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