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2010-10-14 06:05:00

US Hispanics outlive whites by 2-1/2 years and blacks by nearly 8 years, according to a report released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

2010-10-13 14:01:52

A new study conducted by a researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) for Jerusalem's Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel reports that Israeli's have a higher life expectancy on average than Americans and residents of other OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries.

2010-10-13 12:25:00

Dr. Delgado: New Federal Data Demonstrate Positive Impact on Health of Culture, Family, and Community WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "A 'minority model' of health should be discarded.

2010-10-13 11:20:40

A new study shows the U.S continues to lag behind other nations when it comes to improving your life expectancy.

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2010-10-07 10:25:00

Researchers from Columbia University have found that the life expectancy of Americans is falling behind those of other countries, and the reason why might come as a bit of a surprise.

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2010-09-13 06:05:00

A study suggests that the cost of old age on health services in industrialized nations may need to be re-measured.

2010-07-23 13:04:38

The level of inequalities in premature mortality between different areas of Britain has almost surpassed those seen shortly before the economic crash of 1929 and the economic depression of the 1930s.

2010-06-28 14:28:00

FREMONT, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark study, scientists from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have discovered a startling 19.6-year gap in life expectancy between poor black men and affluent Asian women. According to the research, Asian females with the highest socioeconomic status had a life expectancy of 84.9 years, whereas the life expectancy for African-American males of the lowest socioeconomic status was 65.3 years. These results come from...

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2010-05-12 13:35:00

The downside of marriage for women: the greater a wife’s age gap from her husband, the lower her life expectancy

2010-04-16 08:35:34

Calorie restriction leads scientists to molecular pathways that slow aging, improve health.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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