RWJBarnabas Health Raising Awareness for National Donate Life Month | News

WEST ORANGE, N.J., April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — RWJBarnabas Health, the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, is supporting National Donate Life month in April by raising awareness of organ donation within the communities it serves. At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Heart Transplant Program has transplanted over 1,100 healthy hearts, a milestone made possible only through the aid of organ donors and their families.

“The generosity of one donor can save so many lives,” said Margarita Camacho, M.D., Surgical

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Healthy life expectancy in Scotland drops to just 61 years for men and women

Healthy life expectancy has dropped across Scotland according to a shock new report, with a widening gap between the richest and poorest.

Males can expect to live in good health for an average of 61.7 years from birth while for females it is 61.9 years, according to a report published today by the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

Life expectancy (LE) is an estimate of how many years a person might be expected to live, whereas healthy life expectancy (HLE) is an estimate of how many years they might live in a healthy state.

The number of years a person

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Healthy life expectancy of rich men 26 years more than poor, stats show

The healthy life expectancy of a poor man is 26 years less than that of a more affluent one, official statistics show.

Figures released as part of a Scottish Government report on health inequalities showed that a man in the most deprived areas of Scotland could expect to live to 47 years old in good health between 2017 and 2019, compared to 73 for the most affluent.

The gap between the highest and lowest earners in the country is also growing, the report showed, from 22.5 years between 2013-2015.

There is also a stark difference in the healthy life expectancy

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Life Time Expansion Continues February 1 with First of Multiple, Planned 2021 Athletic Resort Openings

The three-story, 170,000-square foot resort follows the successful openings of Life Time Biltmore in Phoenix in March 2020 and Life Time 23rd Street in December 2020 in New York City. Life Time remains relentless in its focus on health and safety by incorporating its renowned, enhanced cleaning and safety protocols. (Life Time developed a 500+-page playbook in partnership with a former state epidemiologist and industrial hygienist and has been heralded by health departments across the nation, including in

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Healthy life expectancy for women in UK drops by almost FIVE MONTHS

Healthy life expectancy for women in the UK drops by almost FIVE MONTHS in the space of just five years – but men have seen no significant change

  • Office for National Statistics data shows healthy life expectancy fall for women
  • In 2017/19 for men it was 62.9 years, no significant change on stats in 2014/16 
  • For women it was 63.3 years, down significantly on 63.7 years recorded 2014/16 

Healthy life expectancy for women in the UK has fallen by

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Asian Americans warily watch family overseas enjoy ‘normal’ life

When chef Eric Sze wakes up in New York City, he often watches video clips of his friends in Taiwan singing karaoke via Instagram. “It’s always the first thing I see in the morning,” Sze, co-founder of the Taiwanese restaurant 886, told NBC Asian America. “Nothing like starting your day with a fresh dose of FOMO” — or fear of missing out.

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Sze said he feels jealous watching his parents, grandparents and friends in Taiwan — where there are fewer than 1,000 total cases of coronavirus in a population of more than 23 million —

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