Life Expectancy of Older Women Continues to Improve in Developed Nations


According to a study that will soon appear in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, the life expectancy of women aged 50 years and older continues to improve.

The findings note that the leading causes of death of women aged 50 years and older around the world are cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) and cancers, but that in developing countries these deaths happen sooner than in first-world countries.


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    Knowing When Good Is Not Good Enough

    An article co-authored by 1995 Echoing Green Fellow Katya Smyth reflects on the  piece “When Good Is Not Good Enough” (Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2013), [1991 Echoing Green Fellow] Bill Shore, Darell Hammond, and Amy Celep.


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