Why do women live longer than men?

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Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine

Women tend to live longer than men -- and their genes may be the reason. In this video, Dr. Robin Miller discusses how fruit flies could hold the key to learning more about the role that genetics play in female longevity.

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