America is experiencing the greatest gap in life expectancy across regions in the last 40 years. Let's revisit why this is happening.
Countries like Chile have a higher life expectancy than the USA, despite being much poorer, which suggests that there is something particulary debilitating about the American diet and perhaps the American lifestyle. Schools could do a far better job teaching children about the importance of nutrition and and exercise. More home economics, more phys ed!
Tell us about the region you grew up in and any of the factors you think are influencing life expectancy there