Are we doing everything we can to live long and healthy lives? According to a new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), probably not.
The CDC released a report last week, which tracked Americans who die before they reach 80. What they found was that a sizable percentage of the deaths — 200,000 deaths a year — may have been preventable. Furthermore, it's possible that many of these deaths could have been prevented with lifestyle changes.
In 2010, the leading causes of death before age 80 were: