Life Expectancy In U.S. Hits Record High

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that life expectancy in the U.S. reached a record high of 78.8 years in 2012, with an average life expectancy of 81.2 years for women and 76.4 years for men. What do you think?

“32.6 years to go.”

Nathan Stensland • Chauffeur


“Are we sure there’s not just one incredibly old person skewing this number higher?”

Sean McMillan • Data Entry Clerk

“You’re on notice, natural resources.”

Kathleen Cottrell • Herpetologist