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In the animal kingdom, males are somewhat dispensable, which might explain why males are more likely to die. from www.shutterstock.com.au

Why males are more likely to die from conception to old age

Miscarriages and stillbirths are more likely to involve males. After birth, male babies are also more likely to die or suffer major illness.
Mapping health outcomes and life expectancy against train stations reveals stark inequalities across cities. AAP/Tracey Nearmy

Your local train station can predict health and death

Where you live affects your health and life expectancy. This makes it possible to map health outcomes against train stations, so that you can readily see the inequalities across cities like Melbourne.

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