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First Nations Albertans living shorter lives than everyone else: Alberta Health report

 


The latest annual report from Alberta Health reveals the growing gap between the life expectancy of First Nations and other Albertans.

Indigenous people are dying 12 years earlier than the total provincial population, averaging out at 70.36 years in 2015.

That's the lowest it's been in five years.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/first-nations-life-expectancy-alberta-1.3685833?cmp=rss

 

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