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People who are addicted to opioids had the highest risk of death when compared with rates for alcohol and other drugs, say researchers.
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Men who drink moderately have a lower risk of death than non-drinkers, especially after surviving the first heart attack.
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Researchers have warned that obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills.
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Even mild cognitive impairment can significantly increase the risk for death, scientists say.
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Pregnant women with heart disease face a 100-fold increased risk of death, with the danger for offspring multiplied by ten.
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The longest study yet on prostate cancer testing provides more evidence that getting screened doesn`t cut the chances of dying from the disease.
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People of normal weight are far less likely to die from any cause compared to individuals who were overweight or obese.
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The cancer drug Avastin is linked to a higher risk of death when combined with chemotherapy.