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Healio: Social Mobility May Decrease Income-based Life Expectancy Gap

“Areas with higher social mobility have a smaller life expectancy gap between rich and poor individuals, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. “While we cannot prove cause and effect, this study — along with others from our group — suggests that hope for a better future may translate into better health,” Atheendar Venkataramani, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of medical ethics and health policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, told Healio Primary Care.” Read more at Healio