Americans' Life Expectancy Reaches New Highs

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 13:27:26 MDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Life expectancy for Americans has reached a new high
of 76.9 years, mostly because fewer people are dying from heart disease and
cancer, a government report issued on Wednesday shows.

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