Life expectancy

  1. Eliza Manningham-Buller: Rethinking Health Inequality

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    Video caption: Chair of the Wellcome Trust, Manningham-Buller details the disparities in life expectancy

    Chair of the Wellcome Trust, Manningham-Buller details the shocking disparities in life expectancy.

  2. How to understand the death toll

    Each day, news of more deaths is a huge source of alarm to people across the country. But what are the death figures really telling us? And how bad is it going to get?

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  3. The Long and Short of Life Expectancy

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    Video caption: Why is life expectancy in the UK stalling and what can be done about it?

    Writer and broadcaster Timandra Harkness explores why rates of life expectancy in the UK are stalling and asks what action should be taken.