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An international team of researchers estimated life expectancy for more than 200,000 adults living with HIV in North America and Europe.
More than 300 Black men and women took advantage of free health screenings at the event.
Americans’ choices, often informed by bad or misleading data, are among the causes of poor health.
American Cancer Society research also shows ways to make healthy food accessible and help improve diet quality and population health.
However, those with a very low CD4 count have a substantially shorter life expectancy, emphasizing the need for prompt treatment.
For every 10% increase in Black primary care physicians, life expectancy increased by about one month for Black patients.
Given the current standard of care, life expectancy for Black men who have sex with men is 6.3 years shorter than that of their white peers.
The event offers free resources and testing for Black men, who face higher death rates from preventable diseases.
COVID-19 paired with treatable chronic diseases has led to the lowest life expectancy for Black and brown Chicagoans in decades.
Researchers attribute disparities in mortality rates to COVID-19–related deaths and persistent health inequities.
Access to early HIV care is lengthening the lives of people all over the world.
Yet some doctors say even a well-refined internet tool should not replace people’s conversations with oncologists.
Regardless of age or gender, people with mood disorders experience higher rates of premature mortality.
Canine friends are associated with a lower risk of death for heart attack and stroke survivors, especially those who live alone.
The gap in life expectancy between black and white American is not only shrinking, it?s now the lowest ever recorded in the United States, but...
African Americans don’t live as long as their white counterparts.
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