The Poor are Paying More and More for Everyday Purchases, a New Study Warns | The Washington Post
People who are trying to make ends meet do not have a lot of options and are forced to make tough choices. When people have to buy things at convenience stores or can only buy small packages, these costs can add up over time.
The United States spends much more on health than many high-income countries but we are not healthier for it. Poverty is bad for your health and with the high poverty rate in the U.S., this is contributing to these startling statistics.
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