Joblessness Shortens Life Expectancy For White Women

NPR- May 30, 2013

At a time when many people live longer, it’s been a mystery why white women without a high school diploma have been dying increasingly earlier those with more education.  A study in the June issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior tries to understand this growing mortality gap, and finds two key factors: smoking — already well-known as detrimental to life expectancy — and, more surprising, UNEMPLOYMENT.

 

This simple fact is so unforgiving-
You can die from not making a living.

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