How come the United States is falling behind other countries when it comes to increases in life expectancy?
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You’ve probably seen them on “60 Minutes”: 800-pound giants so trapped in fat that they can barely walk. While people that big are a rarity, many Americans do suffer from obesity.
You see, because smoking reduces life expectancy, smokers generate less in medical bills over their lifetimes than their long-lived nonsmoking friends.