Men Will Soon Live Longer Than Women For The First Time As They Ditch Their Unhealthy Lifestyles -- Daily Mail
* Boys born in 2000 will live to 87 - the same as girls
* Younger boys forecast to then outlive their female counterparts
* All due to a decline in heavy industry, fewer smokers and improved healthcare
Men could be about to win the lifelong battle of the sexes – or at least draw even.
Experts say that adult males will soon have the same life expectancy as females for the first time since records began.
By the time today’s 12-year-old boys reach 30, they can expect to live to a month or so over 87 – matching the lifespan of the girls they are in school with today.
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My Comment: It's about time. But I suspect that women will still have the advantage for a very long time.