Has despair led to a hike in U.S. mortality rates?

Aired: 11/4/2015 | 0:08:02 | Clip
While U.S. death rates have been declining steadily over the past few decades, a study this week found that the trend does not apply to some middle-aged white Americans. Causes behind the reversal included suicide, liver diseases and drug overdoses. Judy Woodruff learns more from Anne Case of Princeton University and Dante Chinni of the American Communities Project.

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