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Sir Michael Marmot's
IHE team

Economist Blog - 'health and longevity'

22nd March 2012 07:47

Economist Blog - 'Health and Longevity: A Chinking Time Bomb'

The Economist Blog today mentioned Professor Sir Michael Marmot and the work of the IHE:

"...Men are twice as likely to perish as women; and, despite drinking less than middle-class professionals, people who live in grimey neighbourhoods are three times more likely to die than those who live in leafy suburbs. This gradient of health has been noted before, not least by Michael Marmot of University College London...."

The full blog is available here.