24 Jun '11, 10pm

Life Getting Shorter For Women | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Each generation in the U.S. has lived longer than...

Life Getting Shorter For Women | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: Each generation in the U.S. has lived longer than...

Each generation in the U.S. has lived longer than the one prior to it…eventually that has to change or successive generations will be living to be 200! Although life expectancy in the country in general has been increasing for the last twenty years, a new study shows that life expectancy for women has declined in 313 U.S. counties. (Curiously, life expectancy for men declined in only six counties.) “We have talked about this trend as being the biggest decline in life expectancy since the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 in the U.S.,” said Ali Mokdad, a professor of global health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, which issued the report. Along with the gender disparities, the regional variations are very surprising. Life expectancy increased in the North with few exceptions (even in urban places like New York City). Yet ...

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 12am

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 10pm

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care2.com 05 Jul '11, 3pm

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