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Optimism Is Linked to a Reduced Risk of Stroke

AARP Bulletin | Aug 2, 2011 | Dispositional Optimism Protects Older Adults from Stroke: The Health and Retirement Study
"People who have a cheery outlook on life face a lower risk of stroke than their less optimistic peers, according to a new study..."

Positive outlook may reduce stroke risk

ConsumerReports.org | Jul 29, 2011 | Dispositional Optimism Protects Older Adults from Stroke: The Health and Retirement Study
"People who look on the bright side of life may be less likely to have a stroke, a new study shows..."

Optimism may lower stroke risk

USA Today | Jul 29, 2011 | Dispositional Optimism Protects Older Adults from Stroke: The Health and Retirement Study
"The more optimistic you are, the lower your risk of having a stroke, a new study suggests..."

Hope Prevents Stroke?

The Scientist | Jul 22, 2011 | Dispositional Optimism Protects Older Adults from Stroke: The Health and Retirement Study
"In addition to improving one’s mental health, optimism may also provide physical benefits, by lowering the risk of stroke, the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to a new study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association..."

Attitude Adjustment: Optimism Can Stave Off Stroke in Older Patients

ABC News | Jul 22, 2011 | Dispositional Optimism Protects Older Adults from Stroke: The Health and Retirement Study
"Looking on the brighter side of life just may save your life, according to new research from the University of Michigan..."

Optimists might be less likely to suffer stroke, study suggests

The Los Angeles Times | Jul 22, 2011 | Dispositional Optimism Protects Older Adults from Stroke: The Health and Retirement Study
"One more reason to keep your glass half full: Optimists might be less likely to have a stroke..."  

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