"Health Problems Can Lead to Loss of Home" (Reuters)

People who develop a debilitating or chronic illness could be at least twice as likely to default on their homes or risk foreclosure, a recent U.S. study suggests.

Most research on links between financial troubles and illness has focused on poverty or declining income as a cause of poor health, rather than the other way around, the study team notes.

Read the full story, published on January 7, 2015 in ReutersHere is the publication in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.