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8 Simple Rules America’s Longest-Living People Follow

People have been searching for a way to lengthen life for centuries. Research1 into the lifestyle choices made by people in the Seventh-day Adventist church has identified several factors contributing to their long lives, with men living an average 7.3 years longer and women an average 4.4 years longer than non-Adventists in the same geographical… Read More »

How to Mislead People About Misinformation

Dr. Sam Bailey of Christchurch, New Zealand was a well-known presenter in a TVNZ health series called “The Checkup.” That is, until she was terminated for “spreading misinformation.” That word — misinformation — has been thrown around indiscriminately since the start of the pandemic, but what does it really mean? What qualifies as misinformation and… Read More »

Unvaccinated older people leave northern states vulnerable to COVID surge

A Harvard infectious diseases expert says that vaccination rates among the elderly need to be close to 100 percent if another surge of COVID-related hospitalizations and deaths is to be avoided this winter. Stephen Kissler, a research fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, said the strongest factor in COVID severity is… Read More »

Long working hours are killing 745,000 people a year, research finds

The emergency services attend to a man who has suffered a stroke in Madrid, Spain. Europa Press News | Europa Press | Getty Images Long working hours are killing hundreds of thousands of people around the world every year, according to the findings of a study by the World Health Organization and the International Labour… Read More »