EU’s Austerity Cuts Adverse to Health

Politics ♦ Published: March 27, 2013; 13:05 ♦ (Vindobona)

EU’s austerity measures negatively affect citizen’s health, is the result of a health study carried out by “The Lancet”. The Commission was supposed to examine the political effects.

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According to a study by the medical journal “The Lancet”, which was published on Wednesday, deep cuts in household budgets and an increasing unemployment rate lead, among other things, to a decreasing income. This is the reason why people would consult doctors less often and were not able to afford the medication they needed.

Experts have accused EU politicians to ignore the…