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BeingWell

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Childhood Habits Lengthen Lives

A NEW STUDY CONFIRMS WHAT YOU PROBABLY already believed: Our childhood health and habits affect our adult health. The new research confirms that these child and teen habits also affect our life length.

The International Childhood Cardiovascular Cohorts Consortium Outcomes Study has analyzed nearly 40,000 people from the United States, Finland, and Australia.

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