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Arline T. Geronimus

Geronimus says poor Detroiters face greater health risks given adverse social conditions

a PSC In The News reference, 2015

"Aging Together: Extreme poverty linked to early aging in Detroit" - MLive. 06/20/2015.

In this story, a series on aging in Detroit, Arline Geronimus discusses her research findings that the adverse economic, political, social, psychological, and environmental contexts faced by the older poor in Detroit - "whether they are white, black or of Mexican descent" - negatively impact their health, "including at the cellular level."

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Arline T. Geronimus

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WDET. How Does Poverty Lower Life Expectancy?. 6/17/2015.

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