January 21, 2020 | 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, said.

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