Overweight & Obesity

Precarious work associated with high BMI

A study from the University of Illinois Chicago links precarious work with increases in body mass index. The study adds to a growing body of evidence that precarious work may contribute to poor health outcomes. 

Medical economics

Sustained low wages tied to early death risk

Sustained low-wage earning is associated with elevated mortality risk and excess deaths, according to a study published in the Feb. 21 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Evidence links precarious employment and poor mental health

A new paper co-authored by King's researchers finds that insecure work can deprive people not only of the financial benefits of secure employment but also the social benefits of regular routine, identity, valued social status ...

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