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Mar 23, 2017

@neato_itsdennis No, they don't break it down in the paper, unfortunately

Mar 23, 2017

This chart is astounding: middle-aged whites with high school education or less are dying at a higher rate than all other demographics: https://t.co/rUYVzTpyV5

Mar 23, 2017

The authors of a blockbuster 2015 study about why middle-aged whites are dying earlier come to some new conclusions:  https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/03/economic-despair/520473/ 

Mar 22, 2017

RT @EmmaLishness: Almost half of American working-age men not in the labor force are taking pain medicine on a daily basis. 💊  https://twitter.com/alanasemuels/status/844552506034184193 

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