Many employees, mostly lower-wage and minority workers in essential jobs, are calling lawyers to complain about the waivers.
Middle-aged Americans have worse health than their English counterparts—and the difference in health between rich and poor is much larger in the U.S.
Socioeconomic and demographic variables, especially education, income, and race, were strongly associated with life expectancy, the study found.
Nationwide, more than 1.6 million older adults live in low-income housing, most in apartment buildings with shared spaces where the coronavirus might lurk.
The more strain on personal finances people experience, the less likely they will seek medical care.
Three-quarters say the “worst is yet to come.” Only 13% say “the worst is behind us.”
“Helping more people cook healthy meals at home is a laudable goal, but it is not always feasible for everyone.”
Starting this year pediatric visits in California may involve questions about touchy family topics, such as divorce or a parent who struggles with alcoholism.
Soda consumption greater in poorer neighborhoods; Salad consumption higher in better-off neighborhoods.
Americans are now more likely to die of an opioid overdose than in a car crash, of a gunshot wound that a pedestrian accident.
Plans starting to pay for services such as meals, transportation, housing and other Assistance to improve members’ health and reduce medical costs.