Declines in death rates from major causes such as heart disease and cancer have pushed Americans’ life expectancy to a record 77.6 years. Women now have a life expectancy of 80.1 years and men have a life expectancy of 74.8 years. ( Source: National Center of Health Statistics)
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Know what’s cool, communist health care. These numbers are the same as Canada’s in 1990.