Article: Can Recession Be Good For Your Health?

News Channel 5, Nashville Tennessee

“These days, the headlines are all the same: unemployment rates are up, consumer confidence is down, and the global economy is still struggling. But things aren’t always as bad as they seem, and new studies suggest that a recession can actually be good for your health in more ways than one.

New research by the University of North Carolina has found that for every 1% increase in national unemployment, overall mortality rates drop by .5%. In fact, recessions have a history of improving national health, and necessity is often the motivating factor.”

http://www.newschannel5.com/global/story.asp?s=3599439

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