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HEALTH MATTERS: Achieving life expectancy for an aging population

According to the National Center for Health Statistics 2016 report, Americans can expect to live for 78.6 years. It may seem to be a long time, but the life expectancy rate has declined for two years in a row (2016 and 2017). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report women live five more years Read More…

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HEALTH MATTERS: Disabled woman inspires universal access to education, careers

Against all odds, Danielle Guinn is college bound. Twenty-five years ago, Guinn’s mom, Lisa, was told that her newborn daughter would not be able to walk, speak, hear or see. “Danielle weighed just one pound, four ounces at birth,” Lisa Guinn said. “She spent the first six months of her life in the hospital’s neonatal Read More…