AP Poll on Relationship Between Crushing Debt, Stress, and Poor Health

This blog has covered issues relating to consumer debt intensely. But we have often ignored the personal toll unmanageable debt imposes on people's lives. This long story in today's Washington Post discusses an AP-AOL poll of consumers regarding the relationship between debt and consumer health. Here's a preview: "When people are dealing with mountains of debt, they're much more likely to report health problems, . . ., according to an Associated Press-AOL Health poll. And not just little stuff; this means ulcers, severe depression, even heart attacks."