Not Just for Pirates Anymore: Could Scurvy Be An Underreported Disease Of Poverty?

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Walmart’s produce section. By Karen Brown.

Poverty often leads to a poor diet, and poor diets can lead to a host of health problems. Doctors in Springfield, Massachusetts, think they’ve identified a diet-related condition that many thought disappeared hundreds of years ago. If their research proves correct, it could be quite common. ¬†[Aired on New England Public Radio, May 2015]

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