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Your Zip Code Should not Dictate how Long You Live

Adjunct Shaleane Gee explores how economic disparity ripples through lives, adversely affecting housing and transportation options, diet, education, access to health and financial services, and ability to participate fully in all that Utah has to offer. During 2010-2015, a census tract in the Capitol Hill neighborhood boasted a life expectancy of 84.5 years. Yet the Poplar Grove neighborhood had average expectancy of 74 years. Two-and-a-half miles apart, yet 10 years different in life expectancy. Click here to read more!