LM Evidence

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Actual Causes of Death in the United States

Chronic Diseases: The Leading Causes of Death and Disability in the United States 

The combined effects of healthy lifestyle behaviors on all cause mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 

Fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity, and mortality in older community-dwelling women.

Following cancer prevention guidelines reduces risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality.

Influence of individual and combined health behaviors on total and cause-specific mortality in men and women: the United Kingdom health and lifestyle survey.

Healthy living and risk of major chronic diseases in an older population.

4 Healthy lifestyle factors help ward off chronic disease. Diet, exercise, low body mass index and not smoking can reduce the incidence of heart disease, diabetes, stroke and cancer.

Improving risk factor modification: a global approach.

Adherence to healthy lifestyle habits in US adults, 1988-2006

Prevalence of selected risk behaviors and chronic diseases--Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 39 steps communities, United States, 2005.

Grand challenges in chronic non-communicable diseases.

The behavioral and clinical effects of therapeutic lifestyle change on middle-aged adults.

4 steps to lower the toll of killer diseases.

Mediterranean diet, lifestyle factors, and 10-year mortality in elderly European men and women: the HALE project.

Lifestyle, health and disease prevention: the underlying mechanisms.

Relationships among diet, physical activity and other lifestyle factors and debilitating diseases in the elderly.

Lifestyle factors and chronic diseases: application of a composite risk index.

What the experts think: a European survey of expert opinion about the influence of lifestyle on health.

Mayo Study Finds 70% of Americans Consume Prescription Meds