Life Expectancy Can Vary By 20 Years Depending on Where You Live (Audio) – NPR

Read article - As a guest on "All Things Considered," Ellen Meara, professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, discusses new research that documents significant disparities in the lifespans of Americans depending on where they live. Meara speculates that the findings could be another manifestation of the economic inequality plaguing areas of the country.