Life expectancy in the United States has declined for the first time in more than two decades.

Data from the National Center for Health Statistics showed a drop for men from 76.5 years in 2014 to 76.3 in 2015, and from 81.3 to 81.2 for women.

The preliminary figures show rises in several causes of death, especially heart disease, dementia and accidental infant deaths.

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