You Really Could Be Bored To Death, Experts Say

You really could be bored to death, experts say

Can you really be bored to death? Experts say there's a possibility that the more bored you are, the more likely you are to die early.

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  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • 2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment.... More
  • Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens
    Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death will drive voter turnout. Which side does that help?
    Democrats have historically struggled to make the courts a mobilizing issue, unlike Republicans. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg may change that.
    09/20/2020 - 2:42 am | View Link
  • Ginsburg’s Death Further Polarizes Voters Just Weeks Before Election
    When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, Marillene Allen, of Edina, Minn., worried that she would be mourning not just an admired jurist but democracy itself.
    09/20/2020 - 2:10 am | View Link
  • Ginsburg's Death and the Dangerous Politics Ahead
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life in the law cast a long shadow. In death, she casts a long shadow, too. Since Justice Ginsburg was both historic figure and reliable liberal vote on the United ...
    09/20/2020 - 2:05 am | View Link
  • Then and now: What McConnell, others said about Merrick Garland in 2016 vs. after Ginsburg's death
    But ultimately, President Barack Obama's last Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland — a judge who mainly agreed with now Chief Justice John Roberts, a conservative, when they served together on the ...
    09/19/2020 - 11:09 pm | View Link
  • 6 ways Justice Ginsburg’s death could have major implications for Texas
    The reverberation of Ginsburg’s death, Trump’s yet-unnamed nominee and confirmation will be felt immediately on a host of issues of importance to ...
    09/19/2020 - 4:21 pm | View Link
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