Latest Life expectancy Stories
In a new study, set to be published in The Lancet, British researchers looked at public health policies in England and Wales to project how these policies might impact average life expectancy. The study team found that life expectancy should increase even more than what is projected by national health officials for the next 15 years.
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Racial differences in life expectancy have declined nationally but still vary substantially across U.S. states.
Eating healthy, being physically active, limiting alcohol consumption and avoiding cigarettes could add 10 years to your life, public health physicians from the University of Zurich report in what is being called the first study to ever investigate the impact of behavioral factors on life expectancy in numbers.
A team of scientists from Oxford University compared the mortality rates of heavy smoking with those of some of the more common mental illnesses, and the results were surprising.
Eileen Crimmins, PhD, presents data at Western University of Health Sciences event showing that life expectancy is relatively low and declining compared to the world's other wealthy nations.
A new CDC study shows that Americans are living longer than ever before, and men and women born in 2009 can expect to have an average lifespan of 78.5 years.
A 20-year-old HIV-positive adult on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the U.S. or Canada may be expected to live into their early 70's, a life expectancy approaching that of the general population.
Health care spending is a large – and ever increasing - portion of government budgets.
A new study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montreal reveals that the United States health care system ranks 22nd out of 27 high-income nations when analyzed for its efficiency of turning dollars spent into extending lives.
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