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Study: Chronic Illnesses Linked to Food Insecurity

A new study found that people suffering from chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, mental health and hypertension are more likely to live in areas with lower access to healthier foods. Another factor: Researchers from Toronto believe that the financial cost of managing these illnesses with medications leaves folks with less money to buy healthier foods.

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