Large Study Finds Inequality Increases Risk of Premature Death on Par with Unhealthy Behaviors

Suggests focus on inequality should be similar to that on lifestyle risk factors by Hank DartA large, new study has found that income inequality contributes to premature death on a level similar to important lifestyle factors like smoking, physical inactivity, and diabetes. The study, appearing in The Lancet, combined findings from 48 cohort studies in […]

New Maps, Same Problem: Inactivity

It’s no real surprise.  Not only are most of us not getting enough exercise to meet health guidelines, a large chunk of us aren’t getting any physical activity at all.  New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 25 percent of adults spend none of their free time exercising or […]