Premature deaths due to lifestyle choices

  • 2012-06-13
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - Estonian Health Development Institute head Maris Jesse said at a round table meeting in the parliament on June 8 that the premature death rate of Estonian men should not be viewed as a national characteristic, it should be considered unnatural and has to be reacted to as such, reports Public Broadcasting.Out of the 15,205 people who died in Estonia in 2011, a quarter died prematurely (before the 65th birthday) according to international criteria, and three quarters of those deaths were men.“Children will remain unborn, children who have lost their fathers early li...
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