Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation

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Study: People Living Longer Worldwide But Grappling More With Diseases

Nearly everywhere around the world, people are living longer and fewer children are dying. But increasingly, people are grappling with the diseases and disabilities of modern life, according to the most expansive global look so far at life expectancy and the biggest health threats.

12/13/2012

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