Psychology & Psychiatry

Premature mortality higher among sexual minority women, study finds

Compared to heterosexual women, bisexual women died 37% sooner and lesbian women 20% sooner, according to results from one of the largest studies to examine sexual orientation-related inequities in mortality and the first ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Social isolation linked to biological age gap, higher mortality rate

A new study from Mayo Clinic finds that socially isolated people are more likely to show signs of being biologically older than their age and more likely to die from a variety of causes. The research, published in the Journal ...


Reducing drug overdoses by improving access to safe treatment

Layered over the pandemic in 2021 was an epidemic. Toxic drug overdoses in Canada spiked that year, with almost 8,000 reported deaths from opioid overdoses alone. In British Columbia, 2,264 people died that year of toxic ...

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