Politics and Health Futures

“Researchers have begun to identify correlations between Trump’s election and worsening cardiovascular health, sleep problems, anxiety and stress, especially among Latinos in the United States.” One disturbing JAMA study looked at premature births, an easily quantifiable metric of stress during pregnancy. After analyzing approximately 33 million births between 2009 and 2017 researchers found 3 percent more preterm births than expected among Latina women in the nine months after the election.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/07/24/donald-trump-is-stressing-out-america/?utm_term=.72efa3851ce4