Researcher: Happiness helps heart health

Researcher: Happiness helps heart health
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POSTED: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 8:00pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 8:14pm

Be happy; it seems to be good for your heart.

Scientists have long known that Type A personalities and people who are chronically angry, anxious or depressed have a higher risk of heart attacks.

Now a Harvard review of the flip side of that fact concludes that being upbeat and optimistic might help protect against heart disease.

For more on this story visit:

http://www.statesman.com/news/nation/researcher-happiness-helps-heart-he...

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