Tag Archives: causes of death

Poor Mental Health Linked to Reduced Life Expectancy

ScienceDaily People with mental health problems have a lower life expectancy, according to a large-scale population based study published July 31 in the British Medical Journal. The findings may prompt further research into the way doctors treat patients with even … Continue reading

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Fitness programs for minority adults lack cultural relevance, MU study finds

Jesslyn Tenhouse EurekAlert COLUMBIA, Mo. – Many leading causes of death are linked to unhealthy lifestyle behaviors, including inadequate physical activity. Adults in minority populations have lower levels of physical activity and higher rates of preventable deaths, according to the … Continue reading

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Hepatitis C-related deaths outpace HIV deaths, study says

Eryn Brown Baltimore Sun Hepatitis C mortality rates surpassed HIV mortality rates in the United States in 2007, researchers said Monday. In a study in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine (abstract here), U.S. Centers for Disease Control researchers analyzed … Continue reading

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