Books et al.Economics and Health

A Flawed Diagnosis

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Science  13 Sep 2013:
Vol. 341, Issue 6151, pp. 1176-1177
DOI: 10.1126/science.1242714

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Stuckler and Basu argue that the harsh austerity measures and cutting of social programs adopted in response to the recent financial crisis have exacerbated public health problems and cost thousands of lives.