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Are women healthier than men?

Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH
Preventive Medicine Specialist

A 2007 analysis from the National Center for Health Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that women's life expectancy is 80.4 years compared with 75.3 years for men. 

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