Hispanics paradoxically live longer lives than non-Hispanic White Americans despite having lower average income and education. Researchers have not been able to find out exactly why but they believe it has to do with either lower smoking rates, stronger family connections, or healthier food.
People who look young for their age have a higher life expectancy than those who don’t.
All mammals, from mice to whales, have roughly the same number of heartbeats in a lifetime: 1 billion.
Life expectancy of a black male in D.C. is 66.53 the lowest in the country and the life expectancy for a white man in D.C. Is 84.29 the highest in the country.
Residents of the city of Glasgow in Scotland have a disproportionately low life expectancy and no one’s sure why.