Study: Lots of red meat increases mortality risk

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    AP headline in Yahoo.--Now isn't the risk of mortality always at 100% ? How does one increase it further than that ?
     
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    Excellent question, Dill. Of course you're right. Mortality rish is 100% for all of us no matter what we do or do not do.

    When it comes to issues of health science, I fear that we're often mislead by our media who are more interested in writing headlines that attract readers than describe what the articles really say.

    The sound bite/bumper sticker logic mentality dominates our media.
     
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    sad---I wish we we a bit smarter than that as a people. It might decrease the mortality rate :lol:
     
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    We can be genius health freaks.

    We still have a 100% risk of dying.
     
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    Definitions of mortality risk on the Web:
    (1) The likelihood that a life insured will die sooner than statistically expected. (2) The likelihood that an annuitant will live longer than ...
    www.minnesotalife.com/about/glossary_pages/glossary_m.asp
     
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    You ever watch Jay Leno on Monday nights? He does that "Headlines" bit. I think it's pretty funny. Last night his first one was, "Boring Topic Debated at Length." :lol:
     
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    :confused: What do you mean 100%... Can't we compromise on that?... :confused:


    :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    I heard that death was the number one killer in the U.S.A.
     
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    Dude, NO WAY... OMG like WTF... We've got to change that...
     
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    Yet another reason to become a vegetarian...

    ... That sucks. = \
     

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