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Country Folks Die Sooner Than City Folks

A recent study found that the life-expectancy gap between rural areas and urban areas continues to widen, with country folks dying a lot sooner. Researchers from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration found that 70 percent of this gap was because of higher rates of heart disease, lung cancer and COPD in rural areas.     

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