U.S. Is Many Different Communities When it Comes to Health

Even within a single county, health outcomes for residents can vary widely.

November 1, 2017
by Steve Sternberg
U.S. News & World Report

Poverty is one of the most powerful determinants of health, says John Auerbach, president and CEO of the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group Trust for America's Health. "The poorer you are, the more likely it is that you will die prematurely or be diagnosed with a wide range of preventable diseases."

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