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African Americans die sooner than Caucasians

From MedLine Plus:

White men in the United States live an average of about seven years longer than black men, while white women live more than five years longer than black women, a new study shows.

The reasons? It's complicated and doesn't necessarily mean that white men and women are healthier. Read the article for more.




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