People in the Tropics Live Shorter Lives

Researchers put life expectancy at 64.4, well below rest of world

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 20, 2012 2:49 PM CST | Updated Nov 24, 2012 7:00 PM CST

(Newser) – A new study finds that people who live in the tropics can expect to live 64.4 years, well below the non-tropical world's average of 72.1, reports the Telegraph. The study by 13 universities and groups across 12 nations blames poverty, war, and...   Read full story »


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