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April 26, 2016

Income, Life Expectancy, and Community Health: Underscoring the Opportunity

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  • 1National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC
JAMA. 2016;315(16):1709-1710. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4729

“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.

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