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Life expectancy to reach 100 over next two generations

New research suggests that life expectancy could reach 100 years over the next two generations. Switzerland currently has the highest proportional rate of people living to over 100 and the rate is directly related to wealth. Sanitation, nutrition and healthcare have all helped to increase survival rates but smoking, flu outbreaks and euthanasia have hindered it.

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About: Life expectancy to reach 100 over next two generations

Date: 15 December 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=17841

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