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Researchers Find Mortality Rates Rising; Reverses Trend

Deaths among white U.S. men and women aged 45-54 rose significantly between 1999 and 2013, according to a new analysis funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA). This change reverses decades of progress in mortality and was unique to non-Hispanic whites in the United States.

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Models to Address End-of-Life Care

The program will support research dealing with adolescents and young adults ages 12 to 24 with serious, advanced illnesses, including end-of-life/palliative care models.

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