Millennials on track to have worse health problems than their parents by middle age, new study finds
Millennials are to become the first generation to have worse health problems than their parents when they reach middle age, according to a new study.
The impact of employment, relationships and housing on people currently in their 20s and 30s will lead to a higher risk of "lifestyle" diseases such as cancers, heart disease and diabetes in 30 years' time.
The report, commission by the Health Foundation think tank, says that despite public health measures leading to an improvement on traditional measures such as smoking and alcohol use, millennialsare "losing ground" on these important environmental and social factors. The Telegraph