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Drug overdose deaths top 70,000, drive down U.S. life expectancy

The two causes of untimely death lowered U.S. life expectancy for the second year in a row. Breaking News Emails SUBSCRIBE By Maggie Fox Drug overdose deaths rose above 70,000 in 2017, an increase of ... read more

U.S. life expectancy falls again as overdose deaths top 70,000, suicides surge: CDC

MIAMI – Life expectancy in the United States dropped yet again as drug overdose deaths continued to climb — taking more than 70,000 lives in 2017 ... their mid-20s to mid-40s are “driving the U.S. ... read more

Drug overdose deaths drive US life expectancy down for second year

Life expectancy in the U.S. decreased for the second year in a row in 2016, largely because of rising drug overdose deaths in younger Americans, the CDC said. American life expectancy is now 78.6 ... read more

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'We are losing too many Americans': Suicides, drug overdoses rise as US life expectancy drops

Suicide and drug overdose rates continued to rise in 2017, helping drive ... Life expectancy in 2017 fell to an average of 78.6 years for the total U.S. population, down from 78.7 years in 2016. ... read more


Suicide, drug overdoses driving down life expectancy in US

This week, CDC officials said they had revised their life expectancy estimate for 2016 after some additional data came in.) What’s driving ... drug use, it leads potentially to suicide,” he said. Drug ... read more

Suicides, Drug Overdoses Push Down US Life Expectancy

Related: What countries have the longest life expectancies? One result: Life expectancy in 2017 fell to an average of 78.6 years for the total U.S. population, down ... "Deaths from drug overdose ... read more

Surge In Suicide, Drug Overdose Deaths Drives Decline In US Life Expectancy

This week, CDC officials said they had revised their life expectancy estimate for 2016 after some additional data came in.) WHAT’S DRIVING ... drug use, it leads potentially to suicide,” he said. Drug ... read more

CDC: Suicides, overdoses driving down U.S. life expectancy

This week, CDC officials said they had revised their life expectancy estimate for 2016 after some additional data came in.) What's driving ... drug use, it leads potentially to suicide," he said. Drug ... read more

Increase in drug overdoses and suicides helps drive U.S. deaths to highest total in 100 years

The rate of drug overdoses and suicides in the U.S. saw ... anything like this,” said Robert Anderson, who oversees CDC death statistics. For decades after, the United States life expectancy was on ... read more

Suicides and drug overdoses push down US life expectancy

One result: Life expectancy in 2017 fell to an average of 78.6 years for the total U.S. population, down from 78.7 ... than tripled since 1999. "Deaths from drug overdose continue to be a public ... read more



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