The U.S. is a Nation in Pain – America’s Life Expectancy Fell Again in 2016
MAY 17, 2018
wars since 1950, according to Pain in the Nation Update from the Well Being Trust and Trust for America’s Health. The line graph soberly illustrates the growing tragic public health epidemic of mortality due to preventable causes, those deaths of despair as Anne Case and Sir Angus Deaton have observed in their research into this uniquely all-American phenomenon. Nonetheless, deaths across all demographic groups are increasing due to these “despair” causes.