A new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, and Northwestern University in Illinois, offers further evidence to the fact that college graduates enjoy healthier, longer lives compared with individuals who do not graduate from college. But the study finds that the health benefit of educational attainment is not as great for Blacks as it is for Whites Continue reading
By ANDREW KHOURI and JAMES RUFUS KOREN
JoAnn Hesson, sick with diabetes for years, was desperate.
After medical bills for a leg amputation and kidney transplant wiped out most of her retirement nest egg, she found that her Social Security and small pension weren’t enough to make ends meet. Continue reading