Misc. Death and Dying News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/10/2001
Life in the Suburbs Is Longer, Healthier

Urban, rural America at shorter end of health stick

9/8/2001
What Kills Preschoolers?

Car accidents and child abuse top the danger list

8/30/2001
Study: Hospital Death Rates Higher on Weekends

Canadian research cites staff environment at facilities

8/27/2001
Defining Death

Once 'brain death' occurs, organs can be harvested

8/13/2001
Fats in the Blood Tied to Sudden Death

Meat, dairy fatty acids can trigger abnormal heartbeats

8/9/2001
School Killings Spike as Semesters Start

September, January are most dangerous months, study shows

8/6/2001
Death Rate Soars With Celiac Disease

It's double that of people who don't have the gastrointestinal disorder

8/2/2001
High Elderly Death Rates Tied to Low Cholesterol

Researchers say they can't explain the findings that defy conventional wisdom.

7/31/2001
Get A Facelift, Live Longer

Mayo Clinic study suggests surgery linked to longevity

7/25/2001
OxyContin Death Draws Guilty Plea

Va. man was charged with murder in friend's overdose of controversial painkiller

7/21/2001
Autopsy Decline Taking Its Toll

Medical research hindered by dramatic post-mortem drop

7/6/2001
When a Husband Dies

Women must learn how to redefine themselves

6/26/2001
Good Grief

Caring for dying loved one can lead to better health afterwards

6/13/2001
Back in the High Life

Study says 1,000 years ago, like today, taller people lived longer

6/12/2001
AIDS Patients Ignore End-of-Life Plans

Fewer than 4 in 10 prepare directives

5/23/2001
Autopsy Decline Taking Its Toll

Medical research hindered by dramatic post-mortem drop

5/14/2001
Grief May Overwhelm You When a Pet Dies

Therapists can help pet owners mourn