Male acts of bravery increase accidental death: Effects of male aggression in response to insult most felt in South, West US states

Monday, August 15, 2011 - 10:30 in Health & Medicine

Men sometimes prove themselves by taking risks that demonstrate their toughness and bravery. Putting yourself in peril might establish manliness, but it can also lead to high rates of accidental death, particularly among men who live in states with a "culture of honor," according to a new study.

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