Study: Women lag behind men in life expectancy gains
Power Panel weighs in
- Duration 2:49
- Date Apr 22, 2012
Power Panel weighs in
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Welcome back a surprising new study that many alarm a lot of women at shows men are closing the gap when it comes to gains in life expectancy.
Have the twenty year study details possible reason.
Why the life spans and -- -- proving at a faster pace and winning.
So let's bring -- power panel Judith Miller Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter author and Fox News contributor.
Taking it par on Fox News national security analyst and host -- Fox News lives Defcon three.
And -- Green former president of women's media center Andy Fox News contributor and I have to.
And -- our camera -- here in the studio all man.
Our general -- because they're happy about this news.
For women what is happening.
What are we doing wrong was -- this means that behavior matter now that if you stop smoking.
And you don't.
Lift heavy things and construction site.
And you live healthy life and do lots of -- male -- female you're gonna live longer Sonya live via a healthier lifestyles yeah.
Layer yeah we're talking more that is not gonna last that's not -- -- it's just that -- catching up to where women work but the amazing thing about it.
-- -- -- -- -- It's all about cholesterol -- about being overweight.
It's all about smoking is all about getting exercise that's -- making a marginal difference and all of these and it's not a bad gene which is what we cannot defend.
Really -- that's not to women but I also think.
If you look at the fact that when it's time now are the last to go to the doctor in their mainly to make sure everyone else is taking that -- when my -- She's watching it comes to heart DMV's in many times you know even as I pharmaceutical companies were -- -- heart disease medications.
Women really were included in those tax.
And doctors don't deal with women in and how they prescribe medication -- -- -- -- -- heart disease so it's really important that women.
Are included in both how the pharmaceutical companies look at this but how we talked and really instruct our doctors say he'll take most -- Your health care as well yeah if you've got this really second -- -- for you take a kid again for a spot he has strep throat.
You're getting stripped stripped you do you go get checked.
Now so that's the whole point is that women really put everybody else first.
And then they think about how about a few more women doctors' attention -- women cardiologists and also help because we know.
That women do not survive heart attacks as well as men do and has a lot -- is why we live on the next -- I didn't wanna point out something else in this study despite the gender -- to life expectancy gap between African Americans and white Americans.
It's growing smaller so that's good news.
There all goodness.