In this Nov. 9, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a joint statement to members of the media Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
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China has overtaken the United States in healthy life expectancy at birth for the first time, according to World Health Organization data.Chinese newborns can look forward to 68.7 years of healthy life ahead of them, compared with 68.5 years for American babies, the data -- which relates to 2016 -- showed.American newborns can still expect to live longer overall -- 78.5 years compared to China's 76.4 -- but the last 10 years of American lives are not expected to be healthy.
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