(359) Your wages & your health [CMA & Metcalfe Foundation reports]

Flag_of_Canada_svgHey Canadians: income is everything.  The lower the wages the sicker the worker.  Within days of each other two reports have arrived backing up this statement.

What makes Canadians sick? Poverty, says a report from the Canadian Medical Association Ottawa Citizen
The CMA based its findings on six town-hall style meetings across Canada

Ontario’s working poor pay with their health: low-income workers got sicker than other adults as the economy faltered between 1996 and 2009
Toronto Star