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Contact: Leslie Shepherd
St. Michael's Hospital

Joel Ray, St. Michael's Hospital

Caption: Dr. Joel Ray, a physician and researcher at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, has published a paper in the journal Sociology Mind that says check-cashing outlets may be strategically targeting persons who live in high-crime neighborhoods.

Credit: Courtesy of St. Michael's Hospital

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