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Source: Insider

At a time when health care costs are increasing and rent prices are on the rise, millennials are facing financial hardships that could lead to earlier deaths, according to a new study.

Their physical and mental health is on a decline, according to the report by Blue Cross Blue Shield.

“Millennials could see a 40% increase in mortality compared with Gen Xers of the same age,” Insider reports, and much of this has to do with millennials not being able to afford the simple basics of health care. Depression rates have risen for young adults by more than 30 percent since 2014, and more deaths related to drugs, alcohol and suicide have occured in recent years.

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Millennial Health on Decline, With More Expected to Die at a Younger Age

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