U.S. Life Expectancy Falls Further

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Life expectancy in the United States fell from 78.86 years in 2019 to 76.99 years in 2020. That much we already knew. New data released today finds it fell further in 2021, to 76.60 years. That’s a net loss of 2.26 years in 2 years —…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Health & science writer. Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness. My new book, “Make Sleep Your Superpower,” is coming Nov. 1.