public welfare Tag


People with poor reading skills are likely to be less healthy than those who read easily, according to Alisa Lincoln, an associate professor of Sociology and Health Sciences at Northeastern University. A concept new to many members of the healthcare community, there remains a significant amount of confusion surrounding it and its connection with healthcare outcomes and scant research is available on the impact of...

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Of all the millions of deaths happening around the world, more than half are due to certain top causes. Some of them are coronary heart disease, stroke, colon cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, and suicide. These causes could all be linked to a person’s social spending, says Daniel Kim, associate professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University.   For his research, he...

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