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The Americans’ Changing Lives (ACL) study is the oldest ongoing nationally representative longitudinal study of the role of a broad range of social, psychological, and behavioral factors (along with aspects of medical care and environmental exposure) in health and the way health changes with age over the adult life course. The Summer Institute in Survey […]

Cumulative exposure to a neighborhood characterized as socioeconomically disadvantaged increases the odds of functional limitations by 20 percent and death by 40 percent over time, even after accounting for an individual’s own economic and social status, Dr. Philippa Clarke said in an interview on The interview focused on Dr. Clarke and colleagues’ recently published […]

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