Life Expectancy and Longevity Risk
Bill McBride at Calculated Risk shared an amazing stat a few weeks ago: This reminded me of one of my favorite charts that I’ve used before which shows how the average life expectancy has nearly doubled since 1880 ... horizons are much longer now ...
How We Die 1900 v. 2010
Sarah Kliff passes along this chart from the New England Journal Of Medicine that says a lot about how much the world has changed ... verify from the increased life expectancy numbers. Where life expetancy for the average American in 1900 was under 50 ...
Fed in the Land of Access
The price of gasoline rose 8.7 percent, the most since November, and natural gas costs increased ... one can expect a life expectancy of 30 years, which is about 10,000 days. At one ounce per day, this is how much silver one should have.”
Decreased air pollution continues to increase life expectancy in USA
They estimated that a decrease in PM 2.5 of 10 µg/m 3 was linked to a mean increase in life expectancy of 0.35 years ... Levels of PM 2.5 have dropped significantly since 1980, but the rate of decline has slowed considerably since 2000.
Never mind life beginning at 40: 72 is the 'new 30' for people in the West, say scientists
Most of the death-rate reduction had occurred since 1900 and been experienced by only about four of the roughly 8,000 human generations that have ... were much closer in 1900 than they are today, said the scientists. The increase in human life expectancy ...