Study: Lifespan sank in hundreds of US counties – Yahoo! News

Well, ouch…

ATLANTA AP — Americans are living longer, but not in every corner of the country. A new study shows that in hundreds of U.S. counties — mostly in the South — life expectancy has fallen.The researchers believe problems like smoking and obesity are partly to blame.

via Study: Lifespan sank in hundreds of US counties – Yahoo! News.

Being overweight is not very good for our health, and the standard American diet promotes being overweight…

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