LOS ANGELES - Life expectancy in the United States has dropped for the second year in a row.
Researchers analyzed US mortality data for 2019 through 2021 using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
US life expectancy in 2021 was 76.6 years, which is a decline from 76.99 years in 2020 and 78.86 years in 2019.
For the last two years, US life expectancy dropped by a loss of 2.26 years.
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