Want to Live Longer? Have a Recession.

by SixFigureStart | December 08, 2009

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In good times we live longer, in bad times we die younger. Makes sense—but it’s not true.

The Depression, for instance, increased life expectancy by more than 6 years, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan. Meanwhile, during the boom years of the early 20th century, life expectancy actually went down. [Read more]

--Posted by Sara Clemence, RecessionWire.com

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