US Life Expectancy In 2020 Saw Biggest Drop Since WWII

By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press. -

The drop spelled out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is due mainly to the COVID-19 pandemic, which health officials said is responsible for close to 74% of the overall life [...]

Living In Inequality, Dying In Despair

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org  -

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released some welcome news late last month: Americans are living a tiny bit longer. In 2018, the federal health agency reported, U.S. life [...]