Short Distances to Large Gaps in Health
Across America, babies born just a few miles apart have dramatic differences in life expectancy. The following maps display show life expectancy values alongside common geographic landmarks such as subway stops and highway exits to show how opportunities to lead a long and healthy life can vary dramatically, by neighborhood, in communities across the United States.
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