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Do African-Americans have a lower-than-average life expectancy?

Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH
Preventive Medicine
A 2007 analysis from the National Center for Health Statistics found that African-Americans'  life expectancy has increased to a mean of 73.7 years.

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