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A man wears a mask to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus as he walks near the Grand Palace at Bangkok, Thailand February 2, 2020.

Coronavirus patients over age 80 have a 15% chance of dying. Here’s the mortality rate for every age bracket.

Coronavirus patients in their 50s are about three times more likely to die than patients in their 40s.
The longer you stay in one workplace, the less lonely you're likely to feel.

Loneliness in America is at an all-time high. Long working hours and sad desk lunches may be to blame.

Loneliness can have serious health consequences. Experts recommend connecting with colleagues on a non-work level and using your breaks wisely.
Being rich makes for longer, healthier lives, according to new study.

Rich people live longer and have 9 more healthy years than poor people, according to new research

A significant new study found rich men and women enjoy nine more healthy years than the poorest people in their countries.

The US suicide rate has increased 30% since 2000, and tripled for young girls. Here’s what we can do about it.

The suicide rate has skyrocketed since 2000 in the US, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The suicide rate rose 50% for women of all ages, and it's up for all men under 75, too. But there are things we can do to help prevent more cases.

A study of half a million people found more evidence that drinking coffee is associated with a longer life

A study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine reveals that people who drink more coffee have a lower risk for death even if they drink eight or more cups per day and even if their genetics make them slow to process caffeine.
Dr. George Sawaya examines a patient at the UCSF Women's Health Center June 21, 2006 in San Francisco, California.

From birth to old age, here’s what Americans are most likely to die from at every age

The biggest risks to our life change as we grow and age. When we're toddlers, being near water can be one of the deadliest activities, while in middle age, our DNA is more susceptible to damage. Take a look at the most common causes of death at every age for Americans.

The suicide rate has risen 28% in the US in less than 20 years, according to new data

The CDC says suicide rates are up across the country, in all age groups from 10 to 75 years old. New data released Thursday show that the problem is hurting people in every state, especially those in middle age.
A couple from Raiford, Florida, located in Union County.

A Florida county of 15,000 people is the least healthy place in America — here’s why

Located about an hour southwest of Jacksonville, the county of roughly 15,000 people is the least healthy in the United States.
Anthony Bourdain dined with comedian Paul Jurewicz at Longman & Eagle.

Anthony Bourdain’s death is part of a disturbing trend in the US that’s getting much worse

Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef and globe trotter, died Friday in France. Early reports indicated that Bourdain committed suicide in his hotel room. His death comes as the suicide rate in the US continues to rise dramatically.
Annual death rates by US county, with lower rates in blue and higher rates in red.

Eye-opening maps reveal how and where Americans die

Maps using government health data weave a telling set of stories from raw numbers, and they can help inform where future treatments are needed most.