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death

Mourning in the time of COVID-19

While the past year delivered much loss, it has also highlighted the importance of grief—and how it comes in many forms.

Medicine for a broken heart?

Low-dose aspirin and a blood pressure drug could help combat adverse effects of bereavement.

The United States of … stasis?

Many adults have not engaged in any form of exercise in the past month or more.

Don’t skip that oncology referral

Patients who miss appointments to further evaluate cancer symptoms are more likely to die within a year of diagnosis.

Adding pennies per drink may counter alcohol’s toll

Study explores five cost-effective strategies for reducing alcohol-related deaths.

Study: E-cig vapors laden with toxic metals

Coils that heat the liquid nitrogen may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.

Tree rings for humans?

Researchers suspect certain oxidative markers in a person's urine reveal the body's biological age.

Drink coffee, live longer?

Four cups a day could reduce risk by 64 percent.

Stroke and anemia: Deadly pair?

Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.

CDC lists Top 5 causes of death

While heart disease and cancer continue to top the list, deaths from opioid abuse are a growing concern.

Among wealthy nations, U.S. lags in life expectancy

Drug abuse, diabetes, high blood pressure, guns, smoking and alcohol all contribute to America's poor health.

Devout women may enjoy better health

They were one-third less likely to die over 20-year period.