Harvard Public Health Magazine Extra: Social Capital & Health


April 2014 – Roseto, Pennsylvania was settled by Italian immigrants who were found to have astonishingly low rates of heart disease in the 1950s. Ichiro Kawachi, chair of HSPH’s Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, explains why Roseto is a cautionary tale in regards to social capital and a recession.

Read the HPH magazine article about the Great Recession’s toll on mind and body.