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If you are happy and you know it… you may live longer

By: David R. Topor, PhD, MS-HPEd, Contributor Plenty of research suggests optimistic people have a reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, and declines in lung capacity and function. Optimism is also associated with a lower risk of early death from cancer and infection. And now a new study links optimism to living a longer life. …

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