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Income inequality is linked to over 800K deaths yearly in US.

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D Mason on Stop the Gridlock

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"Here in the United States, our high level of income inequality corresponds with 883,914 unnecessary deaths each year." According to the CDC tobacco, including second hand smoke, causes approximately 480,000 deaths every year and in 2010 traffic accidents killed 33,687 people and 31,672 others died of gunshot wounds." High inequality results in more U.S. deaths than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns combined....truthdig.com