Longetivity in the U.S.

An article written by Dennis Thompson of the HealthDay Reporter explores where you live might depend a lot on how long you will live. This information comes from a new study of federal health data.

Between the years of 1980 and 2014 researchers say that the life expectancy for American men and women increased slightly more than five years. Between various U.S. counties, the life span can differ by as much as two decades, according to lead researcher Ali Mokdad, a professor of global health with the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle.

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