Women, Blacks Lose More Years of Life After Heart Attack

(Reuters Health) – Heart attacks seem to have a bigger effect on life expectancy for women and African Americans than for white men, a new study shows. Women and men live equally long after heart attack – but because women in general tend to live Read More


Gains Made, but U.S. Still Lags in Life Expectancy

[Med Page Today] Americans are living longer, but that longevity includes more aches, pains, and disability compared with comparably wealthy nations, a study of population health in 34 countries found. The overall life expectancy in the U.S. increased from 75 to 78 years during the Read More