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Why Are White Death Rates Rising?

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By ANDREW J. CHERLIN FEB. 22, 2016 IT’S disturbing and puzzling news: Death rates are rising for white, less-educated Americans. The economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton reported in December that rates have been climbing since 1999 for non-Hispanic whites age 45 to 54, with the largest increase occurring among the least educated. An analysis […]