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Neidert says decreasing relevance of marriage reflected in growing percent of one-person households

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Vicki Freedman

Freedman documents connection between neighborhood and cancer among older men and women

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Living in Certain Neighborhoods Increases the Chances Older Men and Women Will Develop Cancer, Study Finds" - Science Daily. 12/12/2010.

Vicki Freedman's study is the first to show that older people living in racially segregated areas with high crime rates have a much higher risk of developing cancer than do their counterparts living in less segregated, safer neighborhoods.

Researcher:

Vicki Freedman

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