Cities Must Tackle Longevity Inequality

Why would a baby boy born in Fairfax County, Va., expect to live nearly 18 years longer than one born 350 miles away in McDowell County, W. Va.? This question, prompted by the results of a 2013 study,  underscores a disturbing reality: America is a land of longevity inequality, with many communities marked by dramatically…

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