Home > Mental Health > Boredom Equals Health Risk Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Nov 27, 2010 by Cleveland Clinic, Views: 800 Youve heard the old saying, Im bored to death. Well, new research shows there may be some truth to those words. University College London researchers say possibly the more bored you are, the more likely you are to die early from heart disease. Cleveland Clinic psychologist Dr. Scott Bea didnt take part in this research but isnt surprised by the findings.