UK’s cost of living crisis will cause thousands of premature deaths, study says
Study in the journal BMJ Public Health suggests premature deaths will rise 6.5% this yearThe cost of living crisis will probably cause thousands of premature deaths in the UK and significantly widen the wealth and health gap between the richest and poorest, a study has suggested.Millions of Britons have been hit hard with levels of inflation not seen since the 1970s as a result of the war in Ukraine, Covid, Brexit and economic policy. Poorer hou…
UK Cost-Of-Living Crisis Set To "Cut Lives Short": Report
The UK's inflation-fuelled cost-of-living crisis is set to "cut lives short" and "significantly widen the wealth-health gap", according to a study published by open access journal BMJ Public Health on Monday.
The cost of living crisis is likely to shorten the lives of Britons
According to a study, the proportion of people dying under the age of 75 is expected to increase by almost 6.5%. The most disadvantaged households will be affected four times as much.
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