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Psychological Factors May Help Predict Mortality Risk

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Psychological Factors May Help Predict Mortality Risk

After the analysis of 65 different variables from almost 30 years of data, researchers identified two strong psychological factors of mortality risk. The first is the self-assessment of one's own health, and the second is mental processing speed. This means that those who perceive themselves to be unhealthy, as well as those who have a decreased speed of mental processing, are

Why Cigarette Smoking Lessens Your Chance of Preventing Breast Cancer

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

Why Cigarette Smoking Lessens Your Chance of Preventing Breast Cancer

Preventing breast cancer is less likely for smokers. The risk of breast cancer recurrence and mortality increases with longer exposure to smoking. Various studies support how smoking affects cardiovascular and respiratory health. In fact, smoking is among the top breast cancer causes and risk factors. According to researchers, this is the first study to show a significant link