Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Beating the odds

Though individual deaths are hard to predict, on average the causes of death are well understood. Do you know the leading causes of death for people like you, based on your age and where you live?

Have you taken specific steps to reduce your chances of death, for example, by adopting healthy habits or avoiding risky situations?

(US statistics: 15 Leading Causes of Death in 5-year Age Groups)

This week's theme is death.