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By prioritizing security and cutting back on aid and trade, the United States may weaken its long-term strategic position on the continent.
While [cancer and heart disease] can be differentiated from deaths of despair, the underlying cause—the reality of the economic situation for a large segment of the nation’s population—is the same for many who engage in this behavior. In addition to being more likely to abuse opioids, they are more likely to smoke, and to become obese, two of the most common causes of premature death.
“[On upward mobility,] The U.S. ranks smack in the middle of all these 140 countries…for a country that’s among the richest in the world, that is not a very good performance.”