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The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People's 'Deaths Of Despair'

Middle-aged white people without college degrees are increasingly likely to die of suicide or drug and alcohol abuse. The lack of a pathway to solid jobs is one reason, two economists say.

The sun sets behind an abandoned customs station on the US side of the Canada/U.S. border on Meridian Road in Champlain, N.Y., in Feb. 2017. Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Refugees Leave The U.S. In Hopes Of Better Treatment in Canada

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This Parrot Has An 'Infectious Laugh,' Scientists Say

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Of the million or so Americans a year who get sepsis, roughly 300,000 die. Unfortunately, many treatments for the condition have looked promising in small, preliminary studies, only to fail in follow-up research. Reptile8488/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment For Deadly Sepsis

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