Dame Karen Dunnell: “Dying earlier if you are poor is the most unfair outcome of all. So we should all be concerned about the growing divergence in rich-poor life expectancy.  To reduce the risk of further widening, we need better understanding of the precise causes, followed by co-ordinated policy initiatives across health, work, welfare, pension and housing to improve outcomes for all.”

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Daily Mail’s coverage on the third report is here: Want to live to 120? Exercise more, eat healthily and take statins, say panel of experts  

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