Coalition Will Study Link Between Health, Poverty
On Thursday, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched a coalition, called the Commission to Build a Healthier America, that aims to determine how nonmedical factors -- such as income, housing, education and stress -- affect the health of less-wealthy U.S. residents.
- "Coalition To Examine Health, Poverty Link" (Fagan, Washington Times, 2/29).
- "St. Vincent President Joins National Health Panel" (Robbins, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 2/29).
- "Study: Race, Location Play Roles in Life Expectancy" (Hille, Washington Examiner, 2/29).