I found this list of causes of death by age and gender enlightening (it doesn't necessarily tell you that a particular action will increase your lifespan, but then again neither do correlations). For example, I was surprised by how often people around my age or a bit older die of suicide and "poisoning" (not sure exactly what this covers but I think it covers stuff like alcohol poisoning and accidentally overdosing on medicine?).

Open thread, January 25- February 1

by NancyLebovitz 1 min read25th Jan 2014318 comments

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If it's worth saying, but not worth its own post (even in Discussion), then it goes here.