Optimistic Heart Patients Live Longer

Optimistic Heart Patients Live Longer

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image by imelenchon via morguefileHeart patients are more likely to survive if they have a positive outlook, according to research on more than 2,800 adults with heart disease.

First, they were given a psychological questionnaire and asked if they believed in their ability to recover. 15 years later, patients who had recorded an optimistic outlook were 30 percent less likely to have died, said the researchers from Duke University Medical Center.

(READ more at Business Week)

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