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Life expectancy going into reverse

An analysis of mortality data by charity the Health Foundation explores the reasons behind stalling life expectancy improvements in the UK and uncovers a trend of a rising number of avoidable deaths among the under 50s.

It shows that while people in wealthier areas of the UK continue to live longer, for those living in the most deprived areas, life expectancy is stalling or even reversing. More……