If you've got too much on your plate at work or feel like you don't have control over your job, the stress may lead to depression or a higher risk of death.
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COVID-19 is a lot more deadly than the flu, a new study in the United States shows. "We can put that debate to rest," says Anirban Basu.
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"If policymakers prioritize short-term economic productivity more, their quarantine policies may lead to many times more deaths and hospitalizations..."
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It may be several weeks before COVID-19 deaths peak in most of the United States, according to a model that relies on US data.
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The deaths COVID-19 causes may just be the first blow. The next may be coping with all the loss and grief, researchers warn.
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"Smoking cessation interventions at... lung screening could result in many additional lung cancer deaths prevented and considerable life-years gained."
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In states with gun licensing laws that require an in-person application and giving fingerprints, there are fewer fatal mass shootings.
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Almost 72% of unclassified drug overdoses between 1999-2016 involved prescription opioids, heroin, or fentanyl. That's more than 99,000 additional deaths.
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Education is the best way to predict life expectancy, researchers report. The more education people have, the longer they tend to live.
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