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Interesting article in NYT about ER and health
Old 01-29-2018, 06:45 AM   #1
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Interesting article in NYT about ER and health

In the Upshot
The New Health care
The connection Between Retiring Early and Living Longer
By Austin Frakt dated Jan 29, 2018

"You may not need another reason to retire early, but I'll give you one anyway: it could lengthen your life."

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Old 01-29-2018, 07:29 AM   #2
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Research shows a link, but it isn’t retirement itself that leads to a longer life, but what you do in retirement.

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The study seemed to have a small and very specific sample size. Didn’t see anything surprising though.
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