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U.S. life expectancy falls to lowest level since mid-1990s

Clip: 12/22/2022 | 6m 47s  | Video has closed captioning.

There is grim news about the state of America's health. The average expected lifespan for a person in this country shrank by over seven months last year, according to the CDC. That comes after an even steeper decline in 2020. The primary culprits are COVID-19 and opioid overdoses. Dr. Steven Woolf joined William Brangham to discuss the new report.

Aired: 12/22/22

Rating: NR

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