Inequality

Money Buys You A Longer Life, Even Under A Fair Healthcare System

Money Buys You A Longer Life, Even Under A Fair Healthcare System

We all know the U.S. healthcare system is unequal and inhumane, but apparently your income can determine your lifespan even in places with fairly good healthcare. A new report from the UK shows that, despite ostensibly equal access to healthcare, people with a lower income and who live in less…

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse In The U.S.

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse In The U.S.

Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insurance. But a new study out Saturday highlights the widening gap in who gets to be healthy. Over a 25-year period leading up to 2017, it…