Many of those injuries are the result of people becoming distracted while using their cellphones. Others are caused directly by the device itself — when someone gets struck in the face by a phone, or when a phone’s battery overheats and explodes.
You’d be just as healthy — and retain more of your hard-earned money — if you drank plain tap water.
The largest increases in binge drinking occurred among women ages 30 to 44 without children. Moms tend to binge drink less than any other group, the study found.
Between 2010 and 2017, rates of death for Minnesotans aged 25 to 34 rose by more than a third, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control.
The analysis revealed that on days when temperatures reached or exceeded 90 degrees, birth rates were 5 percent higher than on days when temps were between 60 and 70 degrees.
“I just think we’re gonna lose this generation if we don’t deal with it,” said Ann Lindberg-Borgen, chemical health coordinator for the West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools district.
Since the 1980s, U.S. life expectancy has been losing pace with other developed countries, and is now decreasing — even though U.S. spending on health care “vastly” exceeds that of other wealthy nations, the study points out.
Overall, the environmental activists in the study had a carbon footprint that was 16 percent lower, on average, than a comparable group of non-activists.
The research revealed that after a sleepless night, people are three times more likely to experience lapses in concentration and twice as likely to make errors in placekeeping, which is the ability to perform a set of steps or tasks in a particular order without making mistakes.
As of November 20, the CDC says 2,290 injuries and 47 deaths have been reported as a result of using e-cigarette or vaping products.
WHO also found a significant physical-activity gender gap. A discouraging proportion — 78 percent — of boys are not currently active enough, but that figure jumps to 85 percent for girls.
The group supports and educates students about mental illness, through group discussions, conversations with mental health experts and advocacy.
Men expressed elevated levels of anxiety and stress when they were the sole source of their family’s income. Those distress levels declined, however, when wives were working — but only when the women’s earnings did not exceed 40 percent of household income.
The study also reports that these benefits can, in some cases, continue for months after the therapies have ended.
Symptoms may not appear for weeks or even months after the initial exposure to the feather bedding, a factor that can delay diagnosis.
The program will address the mental health needs of new parents, with a focus on the overall health of children and families.
Minnesota Sen. Michelle Benson currently favors a plan that would have the state work with drug makers to import their own products from other countries — or offer the drugs at the same prices here as the companies charge in foreign markets.
Running only once a week for 50 minutes and at a pace of six miles per hour was associated with the same longevity benefits as running daily, longer and faster.
Rather than seeing the total number of nicotine users in the state go down as many people had hoped, the popularity of e-cigarettes means that more young Minnesotans are becoming addicted.
These findings suggest, say the researchers, that social media may offer a “loneliness prediction system.”