2 Best Friends In Texas Given Low Chance Of Survival Defy Odds And Graduate High School TogetherOdin Frost and Jordan Granberry were both given low chances -- not only of survival but of achievement -- when they were born with brain damage. But the two best friends, who grew up side-by-side in East Texas, persevered.
US Life Expectancy Increases For First Time In 4 Years As Drug Overdose, Cancer Deaths DeclineLife expectancy in the U.S. has gone up for the first time in four years as the number of fatal drug overdoses and six of the 10 leading causes of death declined, according to two new government reports.
Interactive Map Shows Life Expectancy Of Texans By Zip Code, Race, GenderUT Southwestern Medical Center scientists said they have calculated and mapped life expectancy by gender and race/ethnicity down to the ZIP code and county levels in Texas.
Study Names 5 Healthy Habits To Help You Live A Decade LongerWant to prolong your life expectancy by more than a decade? A new study suggests that you can do just that by following five healthy habits, which only 8 percent of U.S. adults already do.
Doctor Talks Smokers, Menopause, CynicismDr. Crystal Fosters looks at some of the latest medical headlines including the life expectancy of smokers, a new way to ease menopause symptoms, and a link between cynicism and dementia.
Doctor Talks OCD, Superbugs, Life ExpectancyDr. Crystal Foster talks about some of the latest medical headlines, including OCD amongst new mothers, scares about superbugs, and dropping life expectancy for some women.
Violence Plays Role In Shorter U.S. Life Expectancy A new report says the U.S. suffers more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation, due in part to the widespread possession of firearms and the practice of storing them at home in a place that is often unlocked.
Blood Sample May Predict When You're Going To DieA blood test that measures how quickly a person is aging could let some sick people know if they are dying faster than others.
Life Expectancy Slips, Stroke Dips To No. 4 KillerA new government report shows U.S. life expectancy has dropped slightly after mostly inching up over the years.