Articles Archive for September 2011
It is not too surprising that the financial hardships that have hit the U.S. are effecting people’s health. A recent study tied an increase in the foreclosure rate to an increase in health problems.
A study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that an increase of 100 foreclosures was correlated to a 7.2% increase in emergency room visits and hospitalizations for hypertension, 8.1% increase for diabetes, 12% more anxiety related visits and 39% more suicide attempts for those ages 20-49.
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