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Not getting enough REM sleep may shorten your life

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Surgery patients with COVID-19 more likely to die shortly afterward, study finds

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Fitness

Here's how many daily steps you need to potentially expand your life

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Men's Health

Scientists identify why some prostate cancers are more likely to result in death

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Illness

Facts vs. fears: Five ways to help weigh your coronavirus risk

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Men's Health

For advanced prostate cancer patients, statins offer hope of a longer life

Statins reduce mortality in prostate cancer patients

Illness

Sepsis death rates declining in Pennsylvania, health officials say

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Adult Health

Climbing death rates in young and middle-aged Americans tied to drug use, heart disease

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Prevention

Screening, early detection driving decline in Delaware cancer deaths

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Prevention

Checklist spurred significant reduction in post-surgical deaths, study finds

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Women's Health

Study: Overdose, suicide among top causes of death for new moms

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Opioids

Turns out, medical marijuana has no impact on opioid deaths

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Opinion

How traumatic injury has become a health care crisis

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Caregiving

'Hospital openness' can lead to lower mortality rates and improved patient safety, study finds

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Children's Health

Nearly 40,000 U.S. children died by gunfire since 1999 – study

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Adult Health

Can sitting less decrease your risk of heart disease?

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Adult Health

Dying while black: Perpetual gaps exist in health care for African-Americans

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Addiction

Americans more likely to die of overdose than car crash, new report finds

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Senior Health

Grandparents getting tipsy at the holiday party? It's a growing trend

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Adult Health

Drug overdoses and suicide driving decline in U.S. life expectancy

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Opioids

Dispatches from the morgue: Toxicology tests don't tell the whole story of the opioid epidemic

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Health News

For nursing home patients, breast cancer surgery may do more harm than good

Health Studies

Large study shows drinking coffee could extend your life

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Patient Care

Redesigning maternal care: OB-GYNs urged to see new mothers sooner and more often

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Opioids

Omissions on death certificates lead to undercounting of opioid overdoses

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Public Health

Penn study: Improvements in U.S. mortality rate offset by obesity

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Women's Health

New Jersey bill would create commission to probe deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth

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Studies

Too much sitting can lead to early death, study finds

Drugs

CDC: Overdose deaths have more than doubled nationwide in 16 years

Science

Study: Philly air pollution above standard kills 126 people every year

Studies

Study: Women who frequently attend religious services have lower risk of death

Mortality

Decline in economic status to blame for 'death gap' in middle-aged whites, study finds

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Science

At Death Salon, real-world forensic investigations trump TV's CSI

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