The US should reform health care industry to improve life expectancy rates, study says

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  • The Commonwealth Fund compared U.S. life expectancy data against other large middle and high-income countries. 
  • Mississippi and West Virginia have the lowest life expectancy in the U.S., at 74 years. California and Hawaii have the highest, at nearly 81 years. 
  • Even though the U.S. spends the most on health care compared to other large nations, life expectancy rates are drastically l...