Are we healthier than our parents were?

Interesting article from the WaPo suggests that boomers are not as healthy as their parents were.  This is *self reported* health, and therefore not definitive, but still it is something to watch:

“As the first wave of baby boomers edges toward retirement, a growing body of evidence suggests that they may be the first generation to enter their golden years in worse health than their parents. While not definitive, the data sketch a startlingly different picture than the popular image of health-obsessed workout fanatics who know their antioxidants from their trans fats and look 10 years younger than their age.”

Baby Boomers Appear to Be Less Healthy Than Parents – washingtonpost.com

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