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WHO: World Must Prepare for Aging Population

The World Health Organization (WHO) says governments must prepare now to deal with an increasingly aging world.  Otherwise, it warns the growing burden of chronic disease will seriously affect the quality of life of older people and create economic and other hardships for national health systems.  These findings appear in a new series on health and aging published in the British journal, The Lancet.   Everywhere in the world people are living longer.  But as people...

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