Monday, February 27, 2006

Want to Live Longer? See Glass as Half-Full

Here's another reason why reading everyday is good for your health. :)

From a story today on -- "Optimism is good for the heart, a study said on Monday.

The most optimistic among a group of 545 Dutch men age 64 to 84 had a roughly 50 percent lower risk of cardiovascular death over 15 years of follow-up, according to the study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Previous research has suggested being optimistic boosts overall physical health and lowers the risk of death from all causes. A positive attitude also has been shown to help patients who suffer from heart disease caused by narrowed arteries."

One more reason why staying positive is the right thing to do. To read the complete story, go to

Make it a great day!


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