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March 20, 2020
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Many health providers and insurers are investing in nonmedical interventions even though little research has been done to show that social policies can affect health. A new open-access Milbank Quarterly review of studies of US social policies conducted since the 1960s shows that early life, income, and health insurance interventions have the potential to improve health.
Click through the slideshow to learn more about the key findings of this review, conducted by researchers at Harvard and Columbia Universities, as well as their recommendations.
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