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  • Poor physical functioning is being increasingly compressed into the period just before death. Life expectancy in the United States...

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Evidence for Significant Compression of Morbidity in the Elderly U.S. Population, David M. Cutler, Kaushik Ghosh, Mary Beth Landrum. in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, Wise. 2014

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