Tuesday, March 15, 2011

HIGHER EDUCATION = LONGER LIFE?

 

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Higher education could help you live longer. Research found that people who went to college or university had lower blood pressure as they aged than those whose education finished when they left school in their teens. The biggest health benefits were found among those with master’s degrees or doctorates, and were stronger for women. Well-educated women also smoked less and were thinner — but drank more than those who did not go to college or university.

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