Tag Archives: Death

This Son Gave His Dad a 40th Birthday Card Offering Sympathy for His Eventual Death

Birthdays are happy occasions, but they also mark another step in our slow, inevitable march to the fate that awaits us all: death. We know this, of course, but rarely acknowledge it—it’s kind of hard to follow such a bleak truth with cake and the birthday song. One man, however, recently got a stark reminder… Read More »

The Death of the Sick Day

Adam Toren remembers the last time he crawled into bed, pulled the covers over his head and took off sick from work. “My whole family got wracked by the flu around 2006,” said Mr. Toren, a tech entrepreneur and writer. “Hopefully, that was the last time.” Thirteen years later, Mr. Toren, who lives in Phoenix,… Read More »

How to live longer – how many avocados should you eat every week to avoid an early death?

Eating a healthy balanced diet – including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day – could lower the risk of an early death, according to the NHS. You could also boost your lifespan by doing regular exercise – the “miracle cure” we’ve all been waiting for, it said. Making some small diet or lifestyle… Read More »