Lifespan now more associated with college degree than race

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In research conducted by Princeton University economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton, it was found that the lifespan divide between Black and White Americans has shrunk by 70% since 1990; however, the difference in lifespan between those that do – and do not – have a bachelor’s degree has more than doubled. Due to the onslaught of COVID-19, Case expects this educational divide to worsen. “Education turned out to be a really sharp knife in regard to death” Read full article here

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