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Dr. Shelly White-Means of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center presented Workplace Settings and Job Types as Determinants of Health Disparities. “More African Americans are entering the ‘gig market’ to survive, trading traditional jobs for non-standard work,” says White-Means. She cited rideshare companies Uber and Lyft. Temporary and contract employers don’t typically offer health insurance –… Read More