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America Is a Dangerous Place to Be a Kid

According to Sarah Burd-Sharp, co-director of Measure of America, which tracks public-health and social indicators according to international development measures, understanding “the condition in which we are born, grow up, work, and grow old” is vital. —  The Nation April 12, 2018

Indiana Among States With Shortest Life Expectancy

Rebecca Gluskin, a researcher from Measure of America, says life expectancy can range depending on several factors. In Indiana, the average person lives until about 77 years old. —  WBIW April 12, 2018

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