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While previous research has linked stressful jobs to heart attacks, a new study published in Stroke has linked job stress to ischemic stroke, Reuters reports. Out of the approximate 200,000 adults analyzed, 13 to 22 percent were classified as having high...
According to CBS News, while officials have previously stated that this year’s flu vaccine provides only limited protection against the virus, a newly released CDC report claims that the vaccine only reduces risk by about 23 percent a relatively low...

Physical Activity & Premature Death

What’s worse? Obesity, or Not Exercising?

According to CBS News, a new study suggests that being inactive may prove twice as deadly as obesity, but that just a little bit of exercise every day can reduce the risk of early death by as much as 30 percent. This can mean that it may be more important...