1. Recognize the patterns of health disparities in the United States and the Epidemiology of health disparities. 

2. Discuss the nature and magnitude of race/ethnic disparities in health status in the United States. 

3. Explore historical trends in life expectancy.

 4. Identify the leading causes of death by race, ethnicity, and age.

5. Recognize changes in the leading causes of death over time and the morality crossover. 

6. Why is epidemiology a science of high importance? 

7. Explain why there are variations in health status among minority populations?

 In APA7 format respond the above after reading the article. Apply three references to support.