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Study: good and bad news for Americans' health

There is good news and bad news concerning Americans' health, according to a new study.

Americans are living longer than they had in the past, but death rates and illnesses related to obesity and Alzheimer's disease is on the upswing. 

While the longer lifespan seems to be a positive, the later years in life is not necessairly healthy. Thus, quality of life has dropped.

The study, the most comprehensive study of health in the U.S. in the past 15 years, was conducted at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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