By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 12/27/2013 - 16:15
A new study suggests that central southern states have higher mortality rates because their laws don't discourage cigarette smoking.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 11:35
Patients who are approved for bariatric surgery may suffer from delayed or denied insurance approval, while those who undergo surgery may experience weight loss that's dependent on their type of coverage.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 14:18
Statins, cholesterol-lowering drugs, are found to benefit elderly patients at risk for heart disease.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 21:16
The risk of developing cancer and other diseases associated with aging drops for every 10 years that at least one parent lives past 65, a study finds.
By Ashik Siddique | Tue, 04/02/2013 - 20:08
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 | Mon, 01/07/2013 - 13:40
Migrants to European countries were reported to have lower overall mortality rates than the respective local population.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 12/20/2012 - 11:02
At this point, we have all been told incessantly that smoking kills.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 12/18/2012 - 16:05
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 | Mon, 12/10/2012 - 16:06
Coffee may help lower the risk of developing oral and pharyngeal cancer and of dying from the disease.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 11/20/2012 - 14:08
If you could find out exactly how long you have left to live, would you want to know?
By Christine Hsu | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 15:45
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 | Tue, 10/23/2012 - 14:36
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 | Tue, 10/16/2012 - 17:24
New research now sheds light on mortality and its predictors among alcohol dependent individuals.