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 Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’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.