The Las Vegas Review-Journal ran a story on life expectancy by neighborhood in the glittering city. Like most every other community, it varies dramatically by neighborhood, with the gap as much as 16 years at either end of the nine-mile stretch between the downtown Strip and suburban Henderson. The study was funded in part with money from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which is doing pioneering work in providing communities with hard data on their health status, and showing how conditions in peoples’ neighborhoods play such a strong role in life expectancy.
Here’s the full article, by Steven Moore, which came out on March 5, 2015:
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