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Having a Purpose In Life May Lessen The Risk Of Early Death : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Having a purpose in life, whether building guitars or swimming or volunteer work, affects your health, researchers found. It even appeared to be more important for decreasing risk of death than exercising regularly. Dean Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Dean Mitchell/Getty Images Having a purpose in life may decrease your risk… Read More »

Medical News Today: Supplement for joint pain linked to lower heart disease risk

Glucosamine, a dietary supplement that people commonly take to ease joint pain and reduce symptoms of osteoarthritis, may lower the risk of cardiovascular problems, according to a study analyzing health data from over 400,000 participants. Does glucosamine, a popular dietary supplement, have a preventive effect against heart disease? Information from the National Center for Complementary… Read More »