Thursday, July 31, 2008

Married and Worried About It...

... may be a doubly good health strategy:
Israeli researchers reported at the meeting that people who tend to "ruminate"—i.e. worry—over their problems have a 30% to 40% lower prevalence of dementia than the more happy-go-lucky types. Marriage also seems to confer an advantage, probably because people in relationships remain socially engaged, which may be protective.

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