Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Social policies might not only improve economic well-being, but also health

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) A comprehensive review of US social policies evaluated for their health outcomes found suggestive evidence that early life, income, and health insurance interventions have the potential to improve health. Scientists have long known that 'social' risk factors, like poverty, are correlated with health. However, until this study, there was little research carried out to understand whether it was actually possible to improve population health by addressing these risk factors with social policies.