Death Rates Spike on Birthdays

But birthday suicides only increase among men

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Jun 11, 2012 7:16 PM CDT

(Newser) – On your next birthday, plan something simple—like surviving the rest of the day. Researchers who analyzed more than two million people for 40 years found that death by fall, stroke, heart attack, and suicide spiked on birthdays, the Telegraph reports. "Birthdays end lethally...   Read full story »


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