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Latest Life expectancy Stories

2010-03-24 16:43:24

People in developed nations are living in good health as much as a decade longer than their parents did, not because aging has been slowed or reversed, but because they are staying healthy to a more advanced age.

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2010-03-23 07:16:29

Population-based interventions needed to reduce deaths from chronic diseases.

2010-03-10 07:22:06

Research: Sex, health, and years of sexually active life gained due to good health: Evidence from 2 US population based cross sectional surveys of aging.

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2009-12-09 08:30:00

Regardless of an individual's dietary and lifestyle risk factors, living in a poorer or more socioeconomically deprived neighborhood may increase a person's risk for death.

2009-12-03 13:52:59

University of Michigan and Harvard researchers find that the US population won't live longer because even though they've quit smoking, more are overweight.

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2009-12-03 08:00:00

Married people in the United States are living longer these days, but the widowed are experiencing a higher mortality rate.

2009-12-02 16:01:00

University of Michigan and Harvard Researchers Find That The U.S. Population Won't Live Longer Because Even Though They've Quit Smoking, More are Overweight ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If obesity trends continue, the negative effect on the health of the U.S.

2009-10-27 12:24:04

Research: Mortality among residents of shelters, rooming houses and hotels in Canada: 11-year follow-up study.

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2009-10-02 12:15:00

More than half of babies born in wealthy countries this century are likely to live to be at least 100 years old, according to new research.

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2009-09-29 08:56:25

The Great Depression had a silver lining: During that hard time, US life expectancy actually increased by 6.2 years


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