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Optimism Linked to Higher Antioxidant Levels

Medscape Today | Jan 15, 2013 | The Association Between Optimism and Serum Antioxidants in the Midlife in the United States Study
"Middle-aged adults who are more optimistic about their future tend to have higher serum antioxidant levels than their less optimistic peers, new research suggests..."

Happy? Positive outlook may be good for your heart

Associated Press | Apr 17, 2012 | The Heart's Content: The Association Between Positive Psychological Well-Being and Cardiovascular Health
"Scientists have long known that Type A personalities and people who are chronically angry, anxious or depressed have a higher risk of heart attacks..."

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..."