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Americans Face Shorter Life Span Than the Rest of Industrialized World

Factors include obesity and inefficiencies in health care system

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The doctor's news is not good. Americans are in poorer health and are dying sooner than the rest of the industrialized world. Call it the "mortality gap." … Back to Article

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