According to a report by the Center for Retirement Research (CRR) at Boston College, life expectancy for women in the US has stalled, leaving American females at the bottom of the list of the wealthiest nations.
“While US life expectancy is now the lowest among … high-income nations, the discrepancy is especially stark for women,” said the CRR. In 1960, American women were likely to be among the longest-living females in the world. But that trend reversed itself in the 1980s, and today their life expectancy lags two-and-a-half years behind women in other developed nations.
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