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American Life Expectancy Drops Due to Rise in Death Rates from Drug Overdoses

Posted on Dec 21, 2017
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the life expectancy for Americans has declined for the second consecutive year in 2016. This decline is due to a 21 percent rise in death rates from drug overdoses. This new finding is another example of why improved coverage of addiction treatment is so necessary. Read more here.

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