Increase In Premature Deaths Among 25- to 44-Year-Olds Driven By Drug Overdoses

USA Today (3/29, O’Donnell) reports “premature deaths among those aged 25-44 were way up in 2015,” driven primarily by “a surge of drug overdoses in suburban areas,” a report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation revealed Wednesday. The report also found “a rural and urban divide, along with racial differences.”

Related Links:

— “Ranking of healthiest counties revealed as suburban overdoses soar,” Jayne O’Donnell, Frank Gluck and Darla Carter, USA Today, March 29, 2017.

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