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2013-05-22 15:34:53

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).

2013-03-05 10:51:09

Britons are living longer lives and enjoying better health, but they are still grappling with disabling conditions such as back and neck pain and depression, often more than people in most other European countries.

Heart Disease Risk Increases With Temperature Extremes
2012-09-19 18:51:23

According to new research, the extreme temperatures, which often accompany unpredictable weather, can also increase the risk of premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) death.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.