News tagged with death rates

Males hit by vehicles twice as likely to die, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—Worldwide, more than 1.2 million traffic fatalities occur yearly, and the lives of pedestrians account for a third of those lost. In the United States, pedestrians make up 12 percent of deaths from traffic ...

Dec 11, 2012
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The cost of obesity examined

Researchers from The University of Auckland have announced the results of a recent study showing that overweight and obesity in New Zealand costs the country between NZ$722 million and NZ$849 million a year in health care ...

Dec 11, 2012
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Deadly pancreatic cancer on the rise

Almost always deadly and steadily on the rise, pancreatic cancer is on track to become the second-leading cause of cancer death in the nation within the next two years, according to a recent report.

Dec 07, 2012
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