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The hole in the middle of life

29 March 2017 By Edward Hadas

Americans are dying younger due to drugs, drink and suicide. The rise in such “deaths of despair” comes from the fatal interaction of a weak welfare system, inadequate healthcare and decaying communities. These national flaws also help explain the lack of a political response.

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