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Coronavirus mortality rate averages around 1 percent

Researchers, initially analyzing data from outbreaks on cruise ships and more recently from surveys of thousands of people in virus hot ...
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Is being married the key to a longer life?

Mortality – or the frequency of deaths – has been steadily declining in Norway over the last hundred years in ...
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Worst case scenario for coronavirus: 200,000 to 1.7 million US deaths

Officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and epidemic experts from universities around the world conferred last ...
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Why are autistic people 50% more likely to die during a hospital stay?

Adults with autism are nearly 50 percent more likely to die in the hospital than their neurotypical peers, according to ...
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Infographic: World cancer deaths have been declining steadily since the early 1990s

Read full, original post: Total deaths from cancer per 100,000 people, 1990-2016 ...
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Why a decline in mortality rates among very old people may be ‘an illusion’

An intriguing phenomenon has emerged in recent years: among very old people, the rate at which people die appears to decline when ...
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The obesity paradox: Why being fit may be more important than losing weight

Instead of focusing purely on weight, a better approach is one that also considers a person's physical fitness when assessing ...
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Understanding the Obesity Paradox: Why being overweight may be less concerning than being unfit

Instead of focussing purely on weight, an approach that also considers physical fitness provides the greatest potential to promote health ...