Actually Charlotte studies of more insular communities (such as the
Amish) have demonstrated that men are not necessarily programmed to die
earlier then women. In these communities, both men and women live lives
with similar stress levels and similar health, and men and women have
I have long predicted that as women and men take on similar levels of stress associated with taking on similar jobs that the gap will tighten up....apparently that is precisely what is happening.
So really this isn't a "troubling trend" at all...it just shows that women are catching up as men. Isn't that a reason to celebrate?(wow...equality bites doesn't it).