The CDC said the decline was even starker among Hispanic and Black Americans.
Health experts say it shows the profound impact of COVID-19, not just on deaths directly due to infection but also from heart disease, cancer and other conditions.
A new study suggests that state disparities in life expectancy come down to the conservative-liberal divide.
The former Housing and Urban Development secretary was speaking Saturday at the Heartland Forum in Iowa.
This Japanese region has the highest proportion of people over 100 years old and they're ridiculously healthy.
The truth is our early ancestors didn’t all die at 30 — and medical science has given us less of a boost than you think.
U.S. life expectancy has lagged relative to other economically comparable countries.
Shootings are taking almost twice as much of a toll on the life expectancy of black Americans as on that of white Americans, a new study finds.
The life expectancy of Americans continues to drop, while drug overdose and suicide rates soar.
It's the longest-running decline in U.S. history since World War I, when a flu pandemic killed almost 700,000 people nationwide.
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A 2016 study at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine came up with a similar human lifespan limit of 115 years. The investigators
Melissa's children have just lost their health insurance again. Every few months, the state plan for children in poverty
Why is that? We can start with the schools. It is reasonable to estimate that a male Black student entering the Chicago schools
“The results should be deeply disturbing to all persons in the country."
When you are 70 years old, you are bound to have some medical problems, so I am not sure why the media and the public is making a hoopla about the medical histories of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
The number of senior citizens living in the United States is expected to double in the next 25 years. The aging baby boom
Some years ago, a retail homegoods company created the catchy slogan "It ain't just paint" to tell the public that their stores sold much more than paint. The ad campaign apparently failed since the company went bankrupt.
Life expectancy across the globe has increased by five years since 2000, the fastest rise in lifespans since the 1960s, according