Community Has a Role in Health of Low-Income Kids

US News & World Report:

Living in a connected community may protect poor teens from health risks such as smoking or obesity, researchers have found.

In a study of low-income and middle-income families, Cornell University researchers asked 17-year-olds and their mothers to provide information about social capital, which is a measure of how connected their community is and the degree of social control.

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