Lasting consequences of World War II means more illness, less education for survivors

A novel examination of the long-lasting consequences that World War II had on continental Europeans finds that living in a war-torn country increased the likelihood of suffering from a chronic disease later in life and reduced survivor’s educational attainment. The war also lowered the probability that women would marry and left many children to grow up without fathers. The study highlights the long-term consequences of military battles.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-01/rc-…



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