From Science of Us: A recent study found that working-class white Americans are dying in middle age at a faster rate than minority groups, and their deaths are very often connected to drugs, alcohol, or suicide. The mortality rate was found to be highest among whites without college degrees, which is indicative of economic stressors.
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