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The US opioid epidemic is accelerating, with hospital emergency room visits for overdoses from drugs like heroin, fentanyl and prescription painkillers up 30 percent from 2016 to 2017, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Life Expectancy Declines Again as Fentanyl Rampage Continues

American life expectancy declined again last year according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), adding up to the worst four-year decline since 1915-1918, when mortality rates were driven by the infamous meat grinder of World War One and a deadly flu pandemic.

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Turn Off, Tune Out, Drop In, Die Off: Medicaid Funds the White Death

Medicaid is gently tugging tens of thousands of healthy Americans to their early deaths each year, according to analysts who are trying to explain the massive and unprecedented spike in deaths among middle-aged Americans in post-industrial America.

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Death By Despair: Rising White Mortality Rates For Young and Old

White people are suddenly dying much younger than before, and each new set of data shows the toll reaching much farther than ever imagined by our best-and-brightest, secular, Ivy League, technocratic, would-be guardians throughout the federal government.