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Life Expectancy Increases With Healthy Living
2012-09-01 06:28:02

Even as we get older, participating in healthy activities and avoiding unhealthy ones can add years to our lives, a team of Swedish researchers report in a recently-published population study.

2012-08-07 13:23:03

Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s.

2012-06-26 23:03:54

Reports have announced that the US life expectancy is stagnating and falling behind that of many other countries across the world as people try to discover the keys to a longer, healthier life.

US Life Expectancy Lower Than Other Developed Nations
2012-06-22 13:59:43

Researchers have discovered that, even though the U.S. has progressed in the number of people who live with a longer lifespan, it still doesn’t match other countries in terms of life expectancies.

2012-05-31 01:16:16

Women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy.

Regular Jogging Shows Dramatic Increase In Life Expectancy
2012-05-03 06:36:02

Undertaking regular jogging increases the life expectancy of men by 6.2 years and women by 5.6 years, reveals the latest data from the Copenhagen City Heart study presented at the EuroPRevent2012 meeting.

2012-04-20 13:34:19

Exercise may help smokers to quit and remain smoke free, according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology.

2012-04-19 13:00:15

The HLY (Healthy Life Years) indicates how long people can expect to live without disability.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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