They wondered why Americans, who pay more for healthcare than any other nation, rank 31st in the world for life expectancy. Statistics say it’s now 77 for US men and 82 for women. For Brits the figures are 81 and 84. Of course, in some healthy islands off England, Sweden and Japan, it goes as high as 88 for men and 95 for women.
The study named five health habits that contribute to long life: not smoking, non-fat body, at least 30 minutes of daily exercise, moderate boozing and sensible diet. Hey, future lung cancer patients, note which killer bad health habit is listed … cough, cough… first.