The U.S. is maturing

October 2007
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p12
The article focuses on the report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concerning the life expectancy of Americans. According to CDC, the life span of Americans across the country has risen to about 78 years despite a number of deaths due to cancer, heart disease and stroke. However, researchers emphasize that Whites can expect to live longer than Blacks while women can anticipate to live longer than men.


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