By Ashik Siddique | Apr 02, 2013 08:08 PM EDT
The “airpocalypse” in China caused 1.2 million deaths in 2010- mortality rates from outdoor air pollution are likely to rise as the health crisis grows.
By Makini Brice | Jan 07, 2013 01:40 PM EST
Migrants to European countries were reported to have lower overall mortality rates than the respective local population.
By Makini Brice | Dec 20, 2012 11:02 AM EST
At this point, we have all been told incessantly that smoking kills.
By Makini Brice | Dec 18, 2012 04:05 PM EST
While lives have gotten longer worldwide, long lives are often coupled with disability, as can be seen in the increased amount of musculoskeletal disorders and mental health problems.
By Makini Brice | Dec 10, 2012 04:06 PM EST
Coffee may help lower the risk of developing oral and pharyngeal cancer and of dying from the disease.
By Makini Brice | Nov 20, 2012 02:08 PM EST
If you could find out exactly how long you have left to live, would you want to know?
By Christine Hsu | Nov 09, 2012 03:45 PM EST
A British health group says men who can't see their appendage are obese and at risk of losing up to nine years of their life.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 23, 2012 02:36 PM EDT
Men are significantly more likely to die after losing their wife compared to women to lose their husbands, a new study suggests.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 16, 2012 05:24 PM EDT
New research now sheds light on mortality and its predictors among alcohol dependent individuals.
By Makini Brice | Sep 21, 2012 12:46 PM EDT
While the number of car crash-related deaths has declined significantly, the number of suicide-related deaths, via poisonings and falls, has increased drastically.