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Study: Wealthier People Live Longer

Heartland Health Monitor is a reporting collaborative involving multiple, non-profit, news outlets, including KPR. Its focus is to report on health issues affecting the Midwest.

A new study confirms that when it comes to life expectancy, income matters. The richest American men live 15 years longer than the poorest men... and the richest American women live 10 years longer than the poorest women. But the study also contains some surprises. Heartland Health Monitor’s Dan Margolies reports.


Learn more: New Study: When It Comes To Life Expectancy, Where You Live Matters

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Based at KCUR Radio in Kansas City, Heartland Health Monitor is a reporting collaborative involving multiple non-profit news outlets, including KPR. Its focus is to report on health issues affecting the Midwest. 

Study Finds Wealthier Americans Live Longer than Poor Americans

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