Optimism may be good for the heart

There are cardiovascular benefits that can stem from psychological well-being, according to a new study by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Michigan State University. The researchers found that more positive and optimistic people tend to eat well, be more active, and avoid negative behaviors, and have social connections.

A September 13, 2018 HealthDay article noted that Laura Kubzansky, Lee Kum Kee Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and colleagues analyzed data from dozens of different studies that included hundreds of thousands of participants.

Read the HealthDay article: To Help Beat Heart Disease, Stay Upbeat

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