Life Expectancy

What Country Does Your State's Life Expectancy Resemble?

How California and Virginia can be as different as Liechtenstein and Brunei

Marcelo Duhalde

Charting the Life Expectancies of the World's Countries

If you want your newborn to live a long life, try traveling to Europe.

jessiejacobson/flickr

U.S. Women Are Dying Younger Than Their Mothers, and No One Knows Why

Medical advances have prolonged life expectancy, but women in parts of the country have been left behind.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Why We Need to Treat America's Poorest Neighborhoods Like Developing Countries

Life expectancy can vary as much as 25 years within some cities. And our current solutions are barely having an impact.

Flickr/Ed Yourdon

Does Who You See on the Street Determine How Long You'll Live?

New research suggests who you see may subtly affect your life expectancy.