Life Expectancy

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New Health Study Shows Western Europeans Live Longer Than Americans

A new study released Thursday by the University of Southern California, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the RAND corp. states on average, Americans live about a year-and-a-half less than Western Europeans because of higher levels of obesity rates.


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US Life Expectancy Surpasses 78, A New Record

U.S. life expectancy has hit another all-time high, rising above 78 years.