Harvard School of Public Health
New Research: Death by Firearm 10 Times More Likely in America
A study published late last year in the American Journal of Medicine illustrates a great disparity in violence between America and other countries. The study, “Violent Death Rates: The US Compared with Other High-income OECD Countries,” used 2010 World Health Organization mortality data to compare rates of violence in the United States against the rates in other high-income and well-populated countries.
The Burden of Stress in America
A poll on stress in America found that of the 2,500 people surveyed roughly half had recently experienced a stressful event related to their health. While stress affects us, according to the survey, people in poor health are twice as likely to report having a lot of stress.