News that Vexes

News that Vexes

It's so tiresome to read 'new studies' that reveal Smoking, Stress or Obesity are Bad for you. Yet these studies appear all the time. It's time to take back the newswire from so-called Scientists!

Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Combination of diabetes, depression ups death risk - Yahoo! News: "Diabetes is well known to increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and other ills, and a number of studies have linked depression to a heightened risk of death from any cause. What has been unclear is whether the combination of the two illnesses may be deadlier than either alone."

Yes, having a serious physical problem and a serious mental problem can increase your risk of death! This study brought to us by Dr. Leonard E. Egede, an assistant professor of medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

I must have been out when he called, otherwise I could have told him that.


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