RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study published in Nature Medicine uncovers differences of over a decade in life expectancy when comparing mortality in 363 locations across nine countries for the first time.
The Mexican paradise beach resort of Acapulco, the pearl of the Pacific, is a much desired tourist destination for its miles of sandstrips. However, beyond the hotels, the situation does not resemble paradise: 19% of deaths in the city are due to the violence that terrorizes its streets, one of the highest percentages in Latin America.
The life expectancy of a man born in Acapulco is only 63 . . .