Middle-Aged Americans Report More Pain Than the Elderly

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In the United States, middle-aged adults are now reporting more pain than the elderly. This paradoxical finding is confined to the two-thirds of the U.S. population without a four-year college degree, and happens because each generation of less-educated Americans is experiencing higher pain throughout their lives.https://www.princeton.edu/news/2020/09/21/middle-aged-americans-report-more-pain-elderly