Life Expectancy in the U.S.
Laudan Aron and Dr. Steven Woolf talked about the findings and of a joint National Research Council and Institute of Medicine report… read more
Laudan Aron and Dr. Steven Woolf talked about the findings and of a joint National Research Council and Institute of Medicine report on the reasons why Americans have shorter life expectancies and are in poorer health than citizens in their peers in 16 other high income democracries. They discussed the factors that contribute to Americans' health, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
This program was part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Laudan Aron Senior Research Associate Urban Institute, The->Center on Labor, Human Services and Population
- Libby Casey Host C-SPAN
- Steven Woolf M.D. Director Virginia Commonwealth University->Center on Human Needs
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