Novartis is donating to a number of historically Black academic institutions to help solve inequalities in healthcare and education. The pharmaceutical company, along with Morehouse School of Medicine, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, […]
Where you live has a deep impact on life expectancy—as much as nearly eight years. And state policies are the culprit. A new study from Syracuse University looked at state life expectancies from 1970 […]
We’re Not Going Back to the Way Life Was Before Thanks to the coronavirus, the future may arrive earlier than expected.
A few years ago I interviewed Tyler Morse, the developer working to restore Eero Saarinen’s TWA terminal at JFK Airport into a hotel. A large chunk of the business, he told me, would […]
A special report in the Observer newspaper in the UK on 23 June 2019 asked the question: Why is life expectancy faltering? The piece noted that for the first time in 100 years, […]
For most of civilized history, life expectancy fluctuated in the 30 to 40 year range. Child mortality was all too common, and even for those that made it to adulthood, a long […]