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
  • A British actor left Hollywood to fight ISIS. Now he’s marooned in Belize. It’s quite a story.
    SAN IGNACIO, BELIZE — It sounded like death made airborne in those brutal days in Raqqa. Bullets screamed across the ruined streets in swarms thicker than flies on roadkill. Machine guns rattled. And ...
    10/15/2019 - 6:40 am | View Link
  • Veterinarians—beset by stress, death and debt—are dying by suicide at high rates
    "Poisoning was the most common mechanism of death among veterinarians; the drug most commonly used was pentobarbital," the study states. Pentobarbital, a barbiturate that can be used as a sedative and ...
    10/14/2019 - 2:12 am | View Link
  • What happened to Arka? A Toronto mother seeks answers after son’s death ruled suicide
    A friend has set up a Gofundme campaign to help with legal costs. “She is determined to do all she is able to shed light on the sheer goodness of Arka and to dramatize the societal failures that led ...
    10/11/2019 - 5:08 am | View Link
  • The BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH. Interview: THE DEATH OF DICK LONG’s Daniel Scheinert
    That's very confrontational. I want you to absorb that and be okay with it before we move on. OK, I'm good. Swiss Army Man is one of my favorite movies, full stop. And I saw Death of Dick Long ...
    10/10/2019 - 6:43 am | View Link
  • ‘I Don’t Have Seven Arms to Hug Them All.' A Year After Their Father's Death in Afghanistan, a Mother and Her Children Struggle to Move on
    It is now a central part of her life. Since Brent’s death, Jennie has sought out the soldiers with whom Brent fought and other families who have lost someone to war. She works on causes that show how ...
    10/9/2019 - 11:41 pm | View Link
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