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According to a recently updated set of medical diagnostic codes called the ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition), there are now over 70,000 ways to get hurt, become ill, or die — as opposed to just 14,000 ways in the previous edition. Preparations for the transition from the ICD-9 …

Tall people are more prone to cancer. So says a Swedish study of 5.5 million people. It found that for every 10cm of extra height the risk goes up by 18% for women (20% for breast cancer) and 11% for men. Researchers at the Karolinska Institute and University of Stockholm …