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More education may mean a longer, healthier life

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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A tuition-free college education has become a reality in places like New York, San Francisco and other areas nationwide — a deal that may also bestow a longer, healthier life to graduates.

Federal statistics show that, on average, 25-year-olds with a bachelor’s degree live […]

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Patients, Prevention, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on More education may mean a longer, healthier life

CDC: U.S. Hispanics live longer than whites and blacks

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Hispanics in the U.S. live at least three years longer than black and white Americans, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Life expectancy for someone born in 2014 was 81.8 years for Hispanics, compared with 78.8 years for […]

People who quit smokeless tobacco after heart attack extended life expectancy

People who stop using smokeless tobacco after a heart attack may extend their life expectancy similar to people who stop smoking, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

“We didn’t expect to see such a strong association among those people who stopped using (smokeless tobacco),” said […]

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