All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Low-Income’

Study: Money Doesn’t Protect People From Toxicants, Just Changes Them

It’s a simple assumption that those with greater means will be able to live cleaner, healthier lives away from pollution with access to better foods. A new study, however, shows that even the rich are not immune to toxicants that build up in the body. The study, published in the journal Environment International, shows that harmful chemicals can affect the …

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Poor Planning Skills Could Hold People Back, Shows Study

While the grades gap between children from rich and poor families has been attributed to a variety of factors over the years, a new study shows that poor planning skills could be a major factor in the so-called income-achievement gap. Researchers at Cornell University looked at data on around 1,500 U.S. children that were part of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver …

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Clinical Trials: Low Income Keeps Cancer Patients Away

Clinical trails are often avoided by individuals who make little money, according to a recent study. Reports indicate that cancer patients who make less than $50,000 a year were 30 percent less likely to participate in trials, while those who made less than $20,000 were 44 percent less likely to take part in these clinical trials. Researchers feel that those …

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