Where you live in Kentucky might cut eight years off your life

A baby born today to parents in Wolfe County can expect to live eight years less than a baby born in Fayette County.

The reason is that while Campton and Lexington are just an hour apart, they differ significantly in ways that have an impact on health and how long people live, such as education levels, poverty level, opportunities to be physically active and access to health care, according to a researcher who mapped life expectancy in the state.

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Posted: June 6, 2016