Want to Live Longer? Don't Live in Kentucky
By The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE - You'll live longer if you live outside Kentucky.

The life expectancy in Kentucky is 75.8 years - the 45th lowest in the country.  
That's according to a new study released by, which analyzed reports from the CDC and the Journal of American Medical Association.  
Kentucky's low ranking is due in part to a high rate of cancer, heart disease and drug overdoses.  
People in Hawaii have the longest life expectancy at 81.3 years, while Mississippi's 74.7 years is the nation's lowest.

Published 09:38 PM, Wednesday Jun. 12, 2019
Updated 09:02 PM, Thursday Jun. 13, 2019

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