Arline T. Geronimus

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

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"Aging Together: Extreme poverty linked to early aging in Detroit" - MLive. 6/20/2015.

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."

Additional Media Coverage:

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

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