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Neighborhoods Influence Health, For Better or For Worse

Ray couldn’t find work — or safety. Over time, he grew isolated, eating meals of cheap takeout on his couch while watching TV. The salty food and inactivity left him with diabetes, swollen limbs, and ultimately heart failure. His neighborhood helped create the conditions that killed him, and they continue to take their toll on the children and grandchildren Ray left behind

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