Mortality Rate Rising for Middle-Aged Whites

A new study from two Princeton economists has shocked the public health world. It finds that unlike every other age group, unlike every other racial and ethnic group, unlike similar populations in other countries, one group of people is dying at a much higher rate than ever before: middle-aged white Americans.

Credits

Guest:
Ron Lee - UC Berkeley

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath