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July 15, 2020

Middle-Aged Americans Are Less Healthy than English Counterparts

portrait of Kenneth LangaCNN reports on new research by HwaJung Choi, Philippa Clarke, Bob Schoeni, Ken Langa & co-authors which found that middle-aged Americans are less health than their English counterparts and the gap is wider among lower income people. Ken Langa says, “The shocking difference between rich and poor in both countries is something to be addressed. It’s especially magnified in the United States, this rich-poor difference is even more of a public health emergency.”

Read the original article, Comparison of Health Outcomes Among High- and Low-Income Adults Aged 55 to 64 Years in the US vs England, at JAMA Internal Medicine.