Life expectancy study shows many likely to live beyond 90 by 2030


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The average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, breaking through 90 years in some places, and policymakers need to make more efforts to plan for it, according to a large international study.

South Koreans are likely to have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2030 and the United States one of the lowest among developed countries, the study showed.

More:
telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/02/22/life-expectancy-study-shows-many-likely-live-beyond-90-2030/


#2

If burdens of medical costs and insurance continue at the current pace, euthanasia may be more prevalent than abortion. The familial and social formation of the next generation may lend itself to be more apathetic to moral outcries of some in need.


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I think many are planning for it, advocating “right to die”:frowning:


#4

Shocking that America is so low. We need better healthcare.


#5

I remember seeing last month articles on life expectancy dropping in America. That isn’t good I thought. We already spend 18% of our GDP toward health care costs, twice as much as other western countries.

“Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds”

npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/12/08/504667607/life-expectancy-in-u-s-drops-for-first-time-in-decades-report-finds


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