Socioeconomic Disparity and Inequality Even Extend to Breathing

From Healthcare Triage.

Individuals with higher socioeconomic status may enjoy a longer life, but we haven’t precisely pinned down all the reasons why. Disparities in lung function may help explain the lifespan gap between the poorest and richest Americans, and in today’s episode we cover a recent study on that proposed association.

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