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American millennials are on track to die faster than Gen X, thanks to climbing rates of depression and 'deaths of despair'

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

American millennials are seeing their physical and mental health decline at a faster rate than Gen X did as they age, according to a new Blue Cross Blue Shield report .
Without proper management, millennials could see a 40% uptick in mortality compared to Gen-Xers of the same age, the report stated.
Behavioral health is a key factor behind the decline of millennials' health : The generation has seen a rise in depression and "deaths of despair."
The financial burdens millennials are facing not only affect their mental health, but also prevent them from seeking treatment in a time when...
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