Why Living in Beijing Could Ruin Your Life
If you want to be healthy for the rest of your life, don't live in Beijing. Sure, the city's life expectancy rates exceed those of the United States as a whole. But, according to data released Tuesday by Beijing's Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, the average 18-year-old Beijinger today should prepare to spend as much as 40 percent of those remaining, long years in less than full health, suffering from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and arthritis, among other ailments.
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