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Why men often die earlier than women (877 words)

Robert H. Shmerling, M.D., Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications My wife recently asked me, “Why do you assume you’ll die before me?" Her question caught me by surprise. But it’s true, I have made that assumption. So, I answered, as matter-of-factly as I could, with one word: statistics. …

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