Men Dying Earlier Than Women: Understanding the Causes and Risk Factors
Men tend to die earlier than women, with leading causes of death including heart disease, cancer, and unintentional injuries. A new study suggests that men may have seen a small decrease in life expectancy compared to women, with global leading causes including ischemic heart disease, stroke, and lower respiratory infections. Factors contributing to this disparity include risky behaviors, delayed medical help, increased vulnerability to COVID-19, mental illness, and societal expectations. It is important for men to be aware of these risk factors and take steps to improve their overall health, as well as for society to address underlying societal expectations and stereotypes that contribute to men’s premature mortality.”
How to Cope with the Negative Health Impacts of Staying Indoors
The Coronavirus pandemic has caused most of us to stay indoors to practice social and physical distancing. For some of us, working remotely, watching Netflix day and night during weekends, buying essentials online, and generally staying at home 24/7 have been the new normal. Though this may be necessary to keep us away from being affected by the pandemic, staying indoors has a lot of health implications – mentally and physically
Staying Fit and Healthy in Times of COVID-19
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been in the headlines for months now, and since the pandemic started, social distancing and working from home has been the norm. Social distancing, or the practice of maintaining physical distance from others, has been put in place in most countries to avoid the spread of the virus – this means that we need to limit our exposure to crowded places like offices, schools, means of transport, restaurants, malls, and even the gym. Strict community quarantine has also been implemented in afflicted countries, which left companies to implement their work from home resiliency plans.
Lab Testing & Information Regarding COVID-19
Walk-In Lab wants to reassure our customers that we remain open f..