Death & Dying

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study

Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggestsHospital patients may be less likely to die if...

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study findsThe number of U.S. kids who overdose on prescription painkillers each year...

Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity?

Study found link, but researchers can't say for sure whyIt might not feel like it some days, but having children may ultimately help you...

Severe Low Blood Sugar Episode May Up Death Risk in Those...

Study also found a jump in heart disease and stroke oddsJust one episode of dangerously low blood sugar might increase the risk of death,...

Baby Boomers Get an ‘F’ for Hep C Testing

Screening rates for the dangerous virus remain low despite recommendations, study findsDespite recommendations, too few American baby boomers are tested for hepatitis C, a...

Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060

Those over 70 will be hardest hit, study findsAs the U.S. population ages, millions more will face the prospect of losing their hearing, researchers...

Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in Americans Over 50

Report suggests higher screening rates explain the positive trendIn some good news for older Americans, a new report shows that colorectal cancer rates among...

Colon Cancer on the Rise Among Gen Xers, Millennials

And an old adversary -- the obesity epidemic -- may be the cause, U.S. researchers sayAmericans in their early 50s and younger -- Gen...

U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030

But other developed countries expected to have even bigger longevity gains, study saysBy 2030, American women will live an average of more than 83...

Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study findsThe stereotype that older men are usually attracted to...
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