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Premature Death

The Surprising Impact Social Interaction Has On Longevity

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.12.2015 | Fifty

These days, thanks to cell phones and computers, it's easier than you'd think to spend a day without speaking to a soul other than Siri or the pizza d...

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...

James Gandolfini Did Not Die of Natural Causes

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 08.24.2013 | Celebrity
Neal Barnard, M.D.

The idea that a heart attack is "natural" for a man of only 51 is a dangerous fallacy that medicine has tried very hard to dispel. A heart attack is a disease state caused by specific circumstances, and it needs to -- and can -- be prevented.

Study Finds Solo Rockers At Higher Risk Of Early Death

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- Rock `n' roll will never die – but it's a hazardous occupation. An academic study published Thursday confirms that rock and pop music...

Animated Short Circles An Edgar Allen Poe Quote

Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

Edgar Allan Poe once said, "The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the...

EPA Puts Health First by Limiting Mercury Emissions

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wendy Gordon

How can we cut health care costs, save lives and improve our kids' chances to do well in school? Reduce our mercury emissions.

Dead At 50 - But His Inspiring Voice Will Live Forever...

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Rest in peace Billy Mays.