We aren't living much longer than our grandmothers

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We aren't living much longer than our grandmothers
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Fri, 07-12-2013 - 8:30am

According to iVillage Health, the average life expectancy of women hasn't changed much in recent years. "There was no significant change in life expectancy for women in more than 1,400 counties in the United States over the last quarter century, while the same was true for men in 154 counties, a new study finds." read more

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Karla
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My own personal opinion is that we don't work as hard as our grandmothers so aren't in as good shape. We are fatter and less healthy despite an easier way of life.