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Healthy life expectancies at age 65 highest in Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE Residents of the South regardless of race, and blacks throughout the United States, have lower healthy life expectancy at age 65, according to a report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Healthy life expectancy (HLE) is a population health measure that estimates […]

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CDC: Smokers are smoking less

CDC: Smokers are smoking less

MEDIA RELEASE Fewer American adults are smoking cigarettes, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also, daily smokers are smoking fewer cigarettes each day, it says. The report, which covers data from 2005 to 2010, shows an estimated 19.3 percent — or 45.3 million — of American […]

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