“Protecting health, saving lives—millions at a time” is the motto of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Although not the principal motivation for or lesson from the assessment by Chetty and colleagues published in JAMA,1 encouraging prospects for community health strategies are suggested by the findings in this article on income and life expectancy.
McGinnis JM. Income, Life Expectancy, and Community HealthUnderscoring the Opportunity. JAMA. 2016;315(16):1709–1710. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4729