The Income Gap's Effect on Health
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1120 , Segment 1
Episode: India Water, Poorer and Sicker, Service Dog Fraud
- Jul 23, 2019 10:00 pm
- 13:54 mins
Guest: Frederick Zimmerman, Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health On a scale of 1 to 5, how would you rate your overall health? How many healthy days have you had in the last month? More than five million people have answered those questions on surveys from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over the last 25 years. The trend is not encouraging. Wealthy Americans are pretty stagnant, health wise. Among the poor, health is declining.