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Category Archives: Life Expectancy

Progress In Achieving Health Equity Requires Attention (Health Affairs)

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http://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/abs/10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0197  

Posted in Disparity, Life Expectancy

Population Health & rising income inequality (Lancet)

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http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(17)30571-8.pdf

Posted in Access to Care, Disparity, Healthcare Economics, Life Expectancy, Quality of Care, Race/Racism

Health-Related Behaviors by Urban-Rural County Classification (CDC)

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https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/ss/ss6605a1.htm

Posted in Access to Care, Disparity, Health Information, Life Expectancy, Obesity, Quality of Life

The Shortening American Lifespan (Commonwealth Fund)

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http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/blog/2017/jan/shortening-american-lifespan

Posted in Disparity, Life Expectancy

In America, the rich outlive the poor by up to 9.5 years, study says (News Observer)

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http://www.newsobserver.com/latest-news/article115507143.html

Posted in Disparity, Healthcare Economics, Life Expectancy

U.S. life expectancy declines for the first time since 1993 (WaPo)

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/us-life-expectancy-declines-for-the-first-time-since-1993/2016/12/07/7dcdc7b4-bc93-11e6-91ee-1adddfe36cbe_story.html?utm_term=.e123f9d93c3b

Posted in Health Information, Life Expectancy, Obesity

Health Care’s Role in Addressing Structural Violence

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https://rushinperson.rush.edu/2016/05/16/expanding-health-cares-mission-to-address-structural-violence/

Posted in Life Expectancy, Violence