January 6, 2014 7:35 PM

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MONDAY, Jan. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans are living longer than ever and their life expectancy is increasing every year, federal health officials reported Monday.

People born in 2009 can expect to live 78.5 years. That's an increase from just a year before (when life expectancy at birth was 78.1 years). Since these data were collected, life expectancy has increased even more, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, and now st...

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