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Why do canadians live longer than americans? is it genetics?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Life expectancy: Per: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Wellness/canadians-live-longer-health-americans/story?id=10508791 - reasons for longer life expectancy is “Canada's cradle-to-grave health insurance & lower social and economic inequality, especially among the elderly.” 2015 Canadian life expectancy was 84.13 - females, 80.4 -men & 82.14 overall. 2015 US life expectancy 81.2 -women,76.4 - men & 78.7 overall.

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