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WATCH: What We Know About Aging

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

This panel is presented at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health in collaboration with The Huffington Post. As part of HuffPost Healthy Livi...

STUDY: Women Aren't Living As Long As They Used To

Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty

Although American medical advances have been dramatic in recent years, at least some American women don't seem to be reaping the benefits. Recent stud...

Katy Hall

LOOK: Death And The 'Poverty Belt'

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty

Living in a high-poverty area often means a lifetime of struggle with underperforming public schools, limited job opportunities, higher crime rates, a...

Stunning Drop In Life Spans For Least Educated Americans

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business

In a stunning development, life expectancy for some Americans is actually declining. The life expectancy of white high school dropouts in the U.S. ...

Why U.S. Lifespan Lags Behind Other Countries

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The U.S. spends more on health care than any other nation yet has worse life expectancy than many – and a new report blames s...