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Lone motherhood is increasing in many countries. The experience of parenting without a partner is generally associated with health problems, including physical limitations in daily activities and poor health. In their study, Lisa Berkman, Yuhui Zheng, M. Maria Glymour, Mauricio Avendano, Axel Börsch-Supan, and Erika L. Sabbath look at the single motherhood histories of older women to answer the following questions: How does single motherhood relate to health at older ages? Do these effects vary across 13 European countries, England, and the USA? [...]
The 16th ESHMS conference will be held on June 27th-29th 2016 in Geneva. The theme of the congress will be 'Healthy lives: technologies, policies and experiences'. [...]
With Prof Jane Falkingham OBE Director of the ESRC Centre for Population Change and Dean of the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton, UK Ernest Maragall MEP Member of the European Parliament, Spain Context: [...]