Tag Archives: mortality

After child dies, mom’s risk of early death skyrockets: study

Williams Evans EurekAlert In the first two years following the death of a child, there is a 133% increase in the risk of the mother dying, a new study from the University of Notre Dame shows. Titled “Maternal bereavement: the … Continue reading

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Autism More Common Than Previously Thought: CDC Report Shows One in 54 Boys Identified

Science Daily The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 88 children in the United States has been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a new study released March 29 that looked … 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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Q&A: Contribution to longevity

Question: Discuss longevity and what contributions have been made to understanding it  and the aging process. Answer:  According to Chopra (1993), flow of intelligence is in every part of nature including our bodies. This intelligence keeps us alive and as … Continue reading

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This Vitamin D Supplement Mistake Raises Your Death Rate by 2% — Are You at Risk?

Source: Mercola Drisdol and Calcitriol are synthetic forms of vitamin D2; the form of vitamin D typically prescribed by doctors. But this is not the type produced by your body in response to sun or safe tanning bed exposure. A … Continue reading

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