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Medicine: Living Longer #943761

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) National Center for Health Statistics figures on life expectancy in the US cited.

(Studio: David Muir) The record-breaking life expectancy numbers for Americans examined; CDC statistics on death rates by disease & the gains made by men cited. [American Cancer Society Dr. Len LICTENFELD†- says we are doing more things for our health.] [New York University geriatrics Dr. Michael PERSKIN†- talks about patients' awareness.] The danger to these health gains from obesity noted.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Muir, David
Duration:
00:02:30

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