Latest Life expectancy Stories
THE government is being urged to consider further increases in the retirement age to cope with rising life expectancy.
By GEORGE CHAPPELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF AUGUSTA - A new study showing declining life expectancy among Washington County women provoked a call to action by several state officials at a meeting last month at the Department of Health and Human Services building. State Rep.
People in the South West should live as long as anyone else in Europe under radical plans to improve the region's health. Using more technology and putting patients in control of their healthcare, it is hoped to match the highest life expectancy on the continent by 2013.
By Karen Troianello News that life expectancy among some American women has fallen earned startled headlines, as well it should. In this country, life expectancy is something that's supposed to go up. It took a big scourge, such as the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, to depress it.
By FROMA HARROP NEWS THAT LIFE expectancy among some American women has fallen earned startled headlines, as well it should. In this country, life expectancy is something that's supposed to go up. It took a big scourge, such as the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, to depress it briefly.
By CAROLINE INNES HEALTH experts today unveiled their 10-point plan to boost the life expectancy of Liverpool's women. The recommendations for a longer and healthier life came after shock government research showed the city's women have shorter lives than those anywhere else in England.
By Phil Skelton Health reporter Gloucestershire is one of the healthiest places in Britain. Figures released by the Department of Health show people in the county live longer and are less likely to die from heart disease, strokes and cancer.
By Lyndsay Moss Health Correspondent HIGH rates of hospital admissions linked to alcohol have been found across Scotland, according to a new report showing wide variations in people's health around the country.
A Dossier into the state of the nation's health shows that Hull is falling behind the rest of the country. A snapshot into the health of every area in the country shows that the health of people in Hull is worse than the national average.
Ministers of health, experts and more than 500 delegates from 53 countries are meeting in Estonia, to discuss the relationship between health and wealth.