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The decline in U.S. life expectancy is unlike anything we’ve seen in a century

by Sara Chodosh, Popular Science

The CDC identified three things shortening American lives.

For a nation that spends more on healthcare per citizen than almost any other, America isn’t exactly reaping the rewards. Life expectancy has been steadily climbing for decades now, but in the last few years it’s taken a troubling turn in the other direction.

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