Major new study finds people with hypochondriasis die five years earlier than others

Researchers in Sweden followed 42,000 people for 20 years, including 1,000 with the disease, and found that worriers lived an average of 70 years, while others lived an average of 75 years.

People who constantly worry about contracting a fatal disease are more likely to die earlier than others, a study has found. Swedish researchers examined health outcomes in people with an …

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In a hypochondriasis paradox, people who worry about getting seriously ill have higher mortality rates, Swedish study finds

In a hypochondriasis paradox, people who worry about getting seriously ill have higher mortality rates, Swedish study finds

Author: Kara K. Johnson A hospital exam room in Alabama on Thursday, July 30, 2015. A large Swedish study published on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, JAMA Psychiatry, discovered a paradox …

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Medicaid expansion means new oral health benefits for hundreds of thousands of people. Will NC dentists step up?

Medicaid expansion means new oral health benefits for hundreds of thousands of people.  Will NC dentists step up?

Author: Anne Bryce When North Carolina expands Medicaid this month, giving more than 500,000 people access to government-subsidized health care, these new recipients may get even brighter smiles. The state’s …

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Is cooking the secret to a stress-free life?Poll shows how many people are turning to comfort food

Is cooking the secret to a stress-free life?Poll shows how many people are turning to comfort food

Seven out of 10 Americans consider cooking and eating to be the sixth love language. A poll of 2,000 Americans who cook regularly revealed that 80% use food to comfort …

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