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Measuring your “Quality of Life”

Quality of life (QOL) is a broad concept of how one defines both positive and negative aspects of life. What makes it challenging to measure is that everyone can define it differently. Although health is one of the important domains of overall quality of life, there are other domains as well—for instance, jobs, housing, schools, […]

CDC: 200,000 people die needlessly every year

Every year, nearly 800,000 people die from cardiovascular disease. That’s 30% of all deaths under the age of 75, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And nearly a quarter of those deaths could be prevented, the study authors found. That’s 200,000 lives that could be saved every year, […]

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