New research establishes that Americans are dying sooner from drug overdoses, suicides and diseases such as cirrhosis, liver cancer and obesity. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS

Americans are dying earlier from drug overdoses, suicides and obesity, new study says

  • The trend of a population-wide reversal of longevity is detailed in a study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Authors suggest the reversal is driven by diseases linked to social and economic privation, a health care system with glaring gaps and psychological distress
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New research establishes that Americans are dying sooner from drug overdoses, suicides and diseases such as cirrhosis, liver cancer and obesity. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
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