Archive for October 23rd, 2009

The good news today is that people currently 60 years old and in good health can expect to live another 40 years.
But a conference in Belfast on Health Inequalities heard statistics showing that life expectancy varies across a small city like this.

The disparity adds up to 5,000 deaths a year in Ireland!

My contribution was to say it isn’t enough to moralise about working class people smoking and eating junk food.


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