Blog Posts By: Faiz Kidwai, MPH, MS1

Medical students need to understand poverty and its pernicious effect on health

May 11, 2017


There is little to no doubt that poverty and health are inextricably linked. If you are poor in the United States, you are more likely to die earlier,1 suffer from a mental illness2  and chronic medical conditions like obesity.3 And sadly, one could go on ad infinitum. There are several lessons that medical students took away […]


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