life expectancy

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Live to 120? Poll finds most would say ‘no thanks’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ninety birthdays maybe, but not 120: Americans hope to stretch out life expectancy another decade or so, but they’re ambivalent, even skeptical, about a fountain of youth. A new poll by the […]

08/06/2013

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Golden years shorter, sicker in Southern states

ATLANTA (AP) — If you’re 65 and living in Hawaii, here’s some good news: Odds are you’ll live another 21 years. And for all but five of those years, you’ll likely be in pretty good […]

07/18/2013

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Study shows declining life span for some US women

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study offers more compelling evidence that life expectancy for some U.S. women is actually falling, a disturbing trend that experts can’t explain.

03/04/2013

Worldwide life expectancy rises

(Reuters) – People worldwide are living three years longer than expected on average, pushing up the costs of aging by 50 percent, and governments and pension funds are ill prepared, the International Monetary Fund said. […]

04/13/2012

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