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Nov 28, 2018

Suicide, Drug Overdoses Push Down US Life Expectancy

Suicide, Drug Overdoses Push Down US Life Expectancy

Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. Overall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S.

Mar 8, 2018

Interactive Map: Health, Resources for Women Globally

Interactive Map: Health, Resources for Women Globally

Take a look at how women's fertility rates, access to professionals during birth and life expectancy compare globally

May 9, 2017

Life Expectancy Varies by 20 Years Across US Counties

Life Expectancy Varies by 20 Years Across US Counties

Americans' life expectancy varies by nearly a generation across counties in the United States, according to a new study, from a high of 87 years in Colorado's ski country to a low of 66 years in southwest South...

Dec 9, 2016

Life Expectancy Drops for Americans, Rates and Causes Climb

Life Expectancy Drops for Americans, Rates and Causes Climb

A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago. In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy in the...

Oct 5, 2016

Study Says No, You Can't Live Forever

Study Says No, You Can't Live Forever

If you wanted to live until, say, the year 2140, don't get your hopes up. A new study from the Einstein College of Medicine found that human beings' maximum lifespan is about 115 years, NBC News reported. Jan...

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