WTTW featured ITM investigator Diane Lauderdale, PhD, in a discussion about a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Center for Health Statistics report stating that the average U.S. life expectancy has decreased.

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“We have strikingly low life expectancy compared to equally wealthy nations. We do have big race disparities – other countries do not have that,” said Lauderdale in the interview. “Health habits, diet, physical activity, as well as the health care system, it’s generally a stressful country with high income inequality.”

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Source: WTTW