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Featured Artwork: Russia
Featured Artwork: Sergius of Radonezh blessing Dmitry Donskoy in Trinity Sergius Lavra, before the Battle of Kulikovo, depicted in a painting by Ernst Lissner (Russia)
Study Says White Middle-Aged Men In Danger of Premature Death
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Experts Suspect Link to Decline in Quality of Life
Middle-aged men are suffering a greater number of premature deaths compared with their age group in other advanced countries. The results of the study were unique to the United States and appear to reverse decades of improving mortality rates here.
There seems to be at least an indirect link to a decline in standard of living compared with the that of their parents.