• Opinion: Broadband access: Health care's newest challenge

    16 days ago - By STAT

    The past two years have underscored the long-standing but always disturbing reality that millions of Americans lack sufficient health care access. While the consequences have been particularly deadly during the pandemic, the challenges to overcoming this problem are nothing new.
    Health outcomes are closely tied to race, income level, educational quality, location of residence, and more, as well as individuals' genetics. Dozens of studies show that the higher a person's wealth and income, for example, the lower their likelihood of illness and premature death, largely because wealthier...
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