U.S. life expectancy just dropped for the second year in a row. Let’s stop the trend now
by David Bishai
U.S. gross domestic product is at an all-time high. U.S. life expectancy is not.
Life expectancy has fallen for the second time in two years – from a high of 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.6 years in 2016. It fell for men and women, whites, blacks and Hispanics. Statistics show that thousands were preventable, premature deaths.
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