iOS app Android app

Mortality Rate

Why Don't We Treat Gun Safety Like Car Safety?

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Here's a question for you: Which causes more deaths, motor vehicle traffic accidents or firearms? I asked a bunch of people that question, including a bunch of doctors, and everyone said that motor vehicles did.

Yagana Shah

Quitting These 4 Bad Habits Could Help You Live 10 Years Longer | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty

Stub out that cigarette, pour out the wine glass, and get off the couch. If you've been meaning to quit that one bad habit but just can't seem to comm...

Homicide Not As Deadly For Americans

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 03.13.2012 | Crime

ATLANTA — For the first time in almost half a century, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation's top 15 causes of death, bumped by a lung...

Swine Flu Crib Sheet: The Five Things You Need to Know

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Sherwood

In the weeks ahead, there will be plenty of hysteria (and misinformation) about the swine flu. If you can, try to focus on what you can control: Your hygiene, your contact with others, and your health.