Women’s Life Spans Maybe Improving At Slower Pace

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(CNN) - It's widely known that women typically live longer than men.  But a new study finds women's life spans are improving at a slower pace.  Researchers say the life expectancy for men is improving by 4.6 years on average; but only by 2.7 years for women.

Experts say some reasons for the disparity, is that women are not adequately treating heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.

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