What’s Really Killing Americans Today: Obesity, Guns… and Poisoning?

What’s Really Killing Americans Today: Obesity, Guns… and Poisoning?

Living longer and healthier lives may be more under our control than we think.

Contrary to media hype and the posturing of politicians, Ebola and ISIS are very unlikely to cause our early deaths. More likely to shorten American lives are some unhealthy behaviors that are actually somewhat under our control, like overeating to the point of obesity and overdosing on drugs.

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