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Optimists Live Longer

New research reveals how positive thinking affects the body

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IfIf you look on the bright side, you just might live longer — much longer, according to some upbeat new research. And don’t be surprised if that rosy outlook also helps you sleep better at night.

A new study finds women who characterize themselves as having the highest levels of optimism live 15% longer…

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