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28 July 2010

Jobs influence cause of death

What a person does for a living could play in role in how they die, according to new research.

What a person does for a living could play in role in how they die, according to new research.

"This study demonstrates that there are major differences between occupational groups in their risk of death from drug and alcohol-related diseases," said Dr. David Coggon, of the Medical Research Council in Southampton, England, who headed the research team.

 
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