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Global economic downturn linked with at least 260,000 excess cancer deaths

The researchers found that increases in unemployment were associated with increased mortality from all the cancer types included in the study. The association was...

Inequality linked to large, growing gap in lifespans

“As you go up in the income distribution, life expectancy continues to increase, at every point in the income distribution,” Michael Stepner says.Credit: Illustration:...

Poverty’s most insidious damage is to a child’s brain

A new study, published July 20 in JAMA Pediatrics, provides even more compelling evidence that growing up in poverty has detrimental effects on the...

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