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White Americans' Mortality Rates Are Rising. Something Similar Happened in Russia.

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Mortality rates for working-age white Americans have been rising since 1999—a trend that is rare in developed countries outside of war or pandemic. But The Commonwealth Fund’s David Squires and David Blumenthal, M.D., point out in the Harvard Business Review that the same thing happened in Russia during the tumultuous period before and after the Soviet Union’s collapse. 

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