Shortened Lives: Where You Live Matters

Be sure to read the four-part series in the Oakland Tribune by Suzanne Bohan and Sandy Kleffman describing life and death in the Bay Area’s poorest ZIP Codes. 

“Closing the gap in life expectancy between those perched on different rungs of the socioeconomic ladder isn’t just unfinished work in the Civil Rights Movement, health advocates say. It’s critical to controlling runaway health care costs.”

You can read more about this issue in other posts, particularly this, this and most recently this — and much more. It is the issue of our times.

Part 1    Part 2     Part 3     Part 4

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s