Published in Health and Medicine Week, June 1st, 2006
"Women live longer in almost every country, and the sex difference in lifespan has been recognized since at least the mid-18th century," said Daniel J. Kruger, a research scientist in the U-M School of Public Health and the Institute for Social Research. "It isn't a recent trend; it originates from our deep evolutionary history."
This skewed mortality isn't even unique to our species; the men come up short in common chimps and many other...
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