Income Inequality is Killing Us

from Peter Ubel at https://bit.ly/30juLWC on September 30, 2020 at 05:19PM

It’s easy to think of good healthcare as being the key to a long, healthy life. But socioeconomic circumstances often play a far bigger role in life expectancy than access to high-quality healthcare. Consider the strong relationship between socioeconomic circumstances and life expectancy in Norway, a place where healthcare access is universal.

Let’s start with money. People who make less money live shorter lives, a relationship that is especially strong for men.

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