Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Christmas is the deadliest Holiday of the year! Be careful out there....

Be careful out there!! Looking at the graphic, it is amazing to see the change in deaths over Christmas/New Year break...Am I too morbid?

"""A new U.S. analysis of mortality rates during different times of year found that people are more likely to die during the holidays — notably on Christmas and New Year’s Day — and researchers cannot explain the yearly spike.
After analyzing all official United States death certificates over the 25-year period between 1979 and 2004, a trio of sociologists identified an excess of 42,325 natural deaths — that is, above and beyond the normal seasonal winter increase — in the two weeks starting with Christmas..."" Source HERE
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