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High Inequality Results in More U.S. Deaths Than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns Combined

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High Inequality Results in More US Deaths than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns Combined (via Moyers & Company)

In 2009, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) published a study that revealed what seems to be a shocking truth: those who live in societies with a higher level of income inequality are at a greater risk for premature death. Here in the United States,…

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