How much more likely women who had two or more adverse experiences in childhood — such as suffering from neglect or having a family member in prison — were to die before age 50 than those who had not faced any childhood adversity, according to a study in the European Journal of Epidemiology. The increased risk of death for men with more than one adverse childhood experience was 57 percent.
Percentage of men ages 25 to 34 who were living with one or both of their parents in 2012, up from 13 percent in 2000, according to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau. The increase for young women during this same time period was from 8 percent to 10 percent.
How much more likely children are to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder if they have older siblings with the disorder than if they don't, according to a population-based cohort study in JAMA Pediatrics. The finding is lower than previous estimates based on clinical samples.
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