One-third of Medicare patients died in the 2 years after the procedure.
In 2012, a large study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that the percentage of patients abusing alcohol increased from 7.6 percent before surgery to 9.6 percent two years after surgery — that’s potentially an additional 2,000 alcoholics each year in the United States. Since then, a growing body of evidence has corroborated these findings. The longest-running study suggests the effect persists even a decade after surgery.
A whopping 75% of them said that the biggest drain on their resilience reserves was “managing difficult people or office politics at work.”
Presented without the usual snide comment.
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