Great Recession Study Highlights How Economic Upheaval Negatively Affects Personal Health

By March 13, 2018 News No Comments

Researchers looked at blood pressure and glucose levels, which are ideal metrics for studying the impact of a short-term shock like the recession. The groups that showed some of the largest increases — adults who were likely working but approaching retirement and older, educated homeowners — are exactly the people who were likely to be hit hardest by the recession’s effects.