National Opinions

July 23, 2011 8:46 PM

CEPEDA: U.S. women failing to exercise, shortening their own life spans

Here are two realities completely at odds with each other: Millions of Americans celebrated last week’s Women’s World Cup final, during which some of our strongest, fittest female athletes battled it out for on-field supremacy, and yet we disregard the millions of American women whose health is deteriorating to the point that they’ll have shorter lives than did their mothers.

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