News tagged with health survey

Longtime smokers lose a decade of life

(HealthDay)—Adding to the arsenal of evidence that smoking is bad for you, a large new study indicates that lifetime smokers cut 10 years off their life expectancy—a decade they can gain back if they ...

Jan 24, 2013
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Health issues linked to nearby liquor outlets

(Medical Xpress)—People with more liquor outlets in their neighbourhood have higher levels of harmful drinking and worse mental health than those who live further away from such outlets, according to new research at The ...

Jan 23, 2013
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Health Survey for England reveals a nation in pain

Today's Health Survey for England reveals more than 14 million sufferers of chronic pain - pain which has lasted for more than three months. The study found that pain is more common among some groups than others, pain incurs ...

Dec 21, 2012
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NHANES data don't support BPA, chronic disease link

(HealthDay)—An analysis of data from a public health database has shown no association between urinary bisphenol A (BPA) levels and chronic diseases, unlike previous studies, but this dataset may be inappropriate ...

Dec 12, 2012
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