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Twenty years of life : why the poor die earlier and how to challenge inequity

Author: Suzanne Bohan; Island Press,
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Twenty Years of Life, Suzanne Bohan exposes the flip side of the American dream: your health is largely determined by your zip code. The strain of living in a poor neighborhood, with sub-par schools, lack of parks, fear of violence, and few to no healthy food options is literally taking years off people's lives. The difference in life expectancy between rich and poor neighborhoods can be as much as twenty years.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Bohan; Island Press,
ISBN: 9781610918015 1610918010
OCLC Number: 1007033881
Description: 253 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: How neighborhoods kill --
The stress effect --
Keeping kids in school --
Changing schools' rules --
A safe place to play --
A safe place to live --
Rural activism --
Good eats - Healing trauma --
Red and blue visions of health --
Epilogue: 209.
Other Titles: 20 years of life :
Why the poor die earlier and how to challenge inequity
Responsibility: Suzanne Bohan.

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Follows a bold experiment to close the health gap in wealthy vs. poor communities.  Read more...

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