3/5/2013 – New Study Shows U.S. Lags Behind Other High-Income Countries in Female Lifespan

PBS News Hour’s Gwen Ifill talks to Susan Dentzer, editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, about a pair of studies released in that journal about the lifespan of American women. In one, researchers found that in 43 percent of the nation’s counties, more women 75 years old and under are dying sooner.

Read/watch the full story at PBS News Hour.