Report finds boomers' parents were healthier than they are

03/4/2013 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A report in JAMA Internal Medicine reveals baby boomers have higher rates of hypertension, cholesterol and diabetes than their parents' generation, contributing to high costs and lower quality of life. Researchers found 13% of baby boomers rated their health as "excellent," while 32% of their parents did so. However, life expectancy continues to grow. "People are living longer sicker," said Dr. Andrew Adams.

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