These articles are all about the same study:
Disparities in Life Expectancy Across the U.S.
Life expectancy of U.S. women slips in some regions
I wrote in another forum last year that I expected this to happen. It logically follows the obesity rates and carb-aholism in this country -- and spreading to the world.
In a BBC news article yesterday they wrote that the word's favorite food now is pasta.
Pasta beat out steak as the world's favourite food? Shit, even when I was a breadhead I still loved steak.