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A comprehensive study of air pollution in the U.S. finds it still kills thousands a year, and disproportionately affects poor people and minorities. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Air Pollution Still Kills Thousands Every Year, Study Concludes

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University of Washington

Life Expectancy Can Vary By 20 Years Depending On Where You Live

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Brookings Papers on Economic Activity

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

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Women may have different ways of coping with childhood stresses than men, which may increase their risk of health problems in adulthood. Jutta Klee/Uppercut/Getty Images hide caption

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Suicides and drug overdoses have contributed to a marked increase in the mortality rate for middle-aged whites. iStockphoto hide caption

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In Reversal, Death Rates Rise For Middle-Aged Whites

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