Opioid Crisis Has Lowered U.S. Life Expectancy, Study FindsAccording to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the country's opioid epidemic claimed over 33,000 lives in 2015.
Life Expectancy In United States Declines For First Time In DecadesThe decline was unusual for a year that didn't include a major disease outbreak. Other one-year declines occurred in 1993, when the nation was in the throes of the AIDS epidemic, and 1980, the result of an especially nasty flu season.
Scientists: Life Expectancy Has Skyrocketed In Past CenturyA study out of the Max Planck Institute in Germany found that over the past century, life expectancy has risen faster than it did in the previous 200,000 years.
Bloomberg To Propose More Electric Car Parking, Styrofoam BanOn the eve of his State of the City address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had a new ban in store, as well as a parking proposal that might drive some New Yorkers crazy.
Life Expectancy In New York City Reaches Record High The average life in the nation's biggest city may be hectic, but it's long.
Study: New Jersey Residents Have Longest Life Expectancy In NationIf you want to live long, perhaps you should move to New Jersey.
Seen At 11: Could The Next Generation Live To Be 150?Baby Maxwell Jones' life is just getting started, but if he's lucky, this hours-old infant could live well into the next century.
Mayor Bloomberg: New Yorkers Living Longer Than EverNew Yorkers are living it up! The latest statistics show life expectancy in the Big Apple is 80.6 years – more than two years longer than the national average.
Would You Want To Know? Life Expectancy Test Could Become RealityWould you want to know how long you’re going to live? In the coming months, it could become a possibility. A new blood test is being developed that could give you a look at your longevity.