Latest Life expectancy Stories
The higher death rate associated with mental illness has been extensively documented, but most of the attention has focused on the elevated risk of suicide, whereas most of the risk can be attributed to physical illness such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and cancer (80% of deaths).
New research from a pair of Australian researchers has suggested that fame may come at a price – an increased risk of premature death.
Higher mortality rates among Americans younger than 50 are responsible for much of why life expectancy is lower in the United States than most of the world’s most developed nations.
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A new report shows that Americans live in poorer health and die at younger ages than people in other developed countries—and researchers say the gap is steadily growing.
Successful solo rock/pop stars are around twice as likely to die early as those in equally famous bands.
While overindulgence is an inescapable part of the holiday season, a new study uses a concept called "microlives" to explain how those gluttonous indiscretions can shave hours off of your life expectancy.
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A new study from Danish researchers suggests that couples who are unable to conceive a child have a shorter life expectancy than those who do.
A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that a decrease in the air pollution levels is linked to improved life expectancy in the United States.
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