What are your chances of dying in the next 10 years? Here are some signs: getting winded walking several blocks, smoking, and having trouble pushing a chair across the room. That's according to a new "mortality index" for people older than 50.
Newsy (Mar. 2, 2015) Johns Hopkins researchers analyzed 58,000 heart stress tests to come up with a formula that predicts a person's chances of dying in the next decade.
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