Why Succeeding Against the Odds Can Make You Sick

January 27, 2017

The New York Times: Decades of research show that when resilient people work hard within a system that has not afforded them the same opportunities as others, their physical health deteriorates. At the University of California, Berkeley, the public-health researcher Mahasin Mujahid works to understand the mechanisms behind these differences. There are the obvious elements: unsafe neighborhoods, food deserts, a dearth of yoga studios, etc. But it’s not always so straightforward.

Read the full article at The New York Times.