Life expectancy in the U.S. declined again in 2016, a trend that likely will continue when 2017 numbers are in. Drug-related deaths and suicide are major contributors.
Our panel discusses this alarming development, and what might turn it around. Our guests:
- Eric Caine, former chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester
- Jim Wesley, drug chemist and former head of the drug section of the Monroe County Crime Lab
- Kent Gardner, economist with the Center for Governmental Research