Americans Are Dying Even Younger – The Atlantic

Read article - Quotes Ellen Meara, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and adjunct professor in economics, in an article about how drug overdoses and suicides are causing American life expectancy to drop. "Sadly, this result confirms what many suspected based on data coming out earlier this year, that we continue to lose ground due in large part to preventable causes of death like overdose, suicide, and from deaths due to chronic lower respiratory diseases, many of which are attributable to tobacco use," says Meara.