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Live Longer by Volunteering

If you do not help others, life’s everyday stress predicts mortality. But, helping others such as through volunteer work, helps you. While it cannot take away everyday stress, it blunts the impact of everyday stress on mortality. (“Giving to Others and the Association between Stress and Mortality,” by Michael J. Poulin, Stephanie L. Brown, Amanda J. Dillard, and Dylan M. Smith, 2013)

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