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New analysis shows our mortality rates overall decreased, but so did life expectancy -- accidental deaths (aka opioids) and heart disease were factors. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The mortality rate of older Americans decreased in 2016, potentially impacting the longevity assumptions actuaries calculate when determining private and public sector pension contributions.

Nick Thornton


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