Tracie McClendon-Cole, the deputy director for the Kansas City Health Department, said “white flight” may be a factor in life expectancy declines in some Kansas City ZIP codes. Alisha Somji, left, and Lisa Fujie Parks, from the Prevention Institute in Oakland, are helping the city develop a violence prevention plan.
Tracie McClendon-Cole, the deputy director for the Kansas City Health Department, said “white flight” may be a factor in life expectancy declines in some Kansas City ZIP codes. Alisha Somji, left, and Lisa Fujie Parks, from the Prevention Institute in Oakland, are helping the city develop a violence prevention plan. Andy Marso amarso@kcstar.com
Tracie McClendon-Cole, the deputy director for the Kansas City Health Department, said “white flight” may be a factor in life expectancy declines in some Kansas City ZIP codes. Alisha Somji, left, and Lisa Fujie Parks, from the Prevention Institute in Oakland, are helping the city develop a violence prevention plan. Andy Marso amarso@kcstar.com

Do you live in one of the KC ZIP codes where life expectancy is going down?

September 25, 2017 3:40 PM

More Videos

  • First treatment that genetically modifies patients’ cells to destroy cancer approved by FDA

    T-cells are one of immune system’s key soldiers, targeting infected or abnormal cells but cancer can block those defenses. Now scientists are genetically modifying patients own cells to make them smarter and tougher at seeking out and destroying cancer. One version is called CAR-T cell therapy, T-cells customized to zero in on a patients specific kind of cancer.