Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Poverty & Health
We hear a lot in the news about the problems of the uninsured and underinsured, and how the government will fix the healthcare system. On a human level, it boils down to this: people living at or below the poverty level aren’t just financially poor; they’re often in poor health as well. Those in low income brackets may be malnourished, wait longer before seeing a doctor when sick, and lack preventative care. Join us this Wednesday to talk about the relationship between poverty and health.
- Center for Health Equity
- Children & Youth Project
- Poverty & Poor Health Are Intertwined, Experts Say
- Poverty & Ill Health: Physicians Can, and Should, Make a Difference
- In Kentucky’s Teeth, Toll of Poverty & Neglect
- Analysis: US Poor Are Vulnerable to "Neglected" Diseases
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