Thousands die in Las Vegas each year, but only few of them have been widely-known — Pat Morita, John Entwistle and B.B. King, for examples. In some of those cases, their deaths become infamous.
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Death in Las Vegas
There's no place like the kitchen table to come face-to-face with your own mortality.
If you live in Las Vegas, chances are you're going to burn because Nevada boasts the highest cremation rate in the U.S., with more than three-quarters of all deaths last year ending in ashes.
Bodies are placed in a rigid, combustible box and pushed inside the cremation chamber to be heated by gas-fed flames of 1,600 to 2,000 degrees.
From hospital invoices that run in the six figures to guilt that can last a lifetime, the final bill is in every way the costliest of all.
Health care professionals work to help people live healthier, not just longer. Exercise and nutrition, two cornerstones of health and longevity, are dividends for Lake and Henry, not the goal.
Prescription drug abuse has changed how we die, as well as the questions that must be asked when someone dies without apparent trauma.
A few years Linda Flatt's son died, and she started a support group for fellow "survivors" of suicide only to learn survivors are at heightened risk to kill themselves.
Suicide kills more than car crashes and homicides combined — nearly 400 people last year alone.
Procrastination and nail-biting won't kill you but smoking, excessive drinking and overeating absolutely can.
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