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New Study Shows People Are Living Longer

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People around the world will be living longer in the next few decades, especially women in South Korea, according to research done by the World Health Organization and Imperial College London. The new study says Americans are on track to have the lowest life expectancy of developed nations by 2030.

Here & Now's Eric Westervelt (@Ericnpr) hears more from BBC health and science reporter James Gallagher (@jamestgallagher).

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

This article was originally published on February 22, 2017.

This segment aired on February 22, 2017. The audio for this segment is not available.


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