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The less education you have, the more your attitude counts when it comes to staying alive and well. That's the finding of a new study conducted by personality researchers from the University of Rochester and Brandeis University. They found that adults without college degrees live longer if they feel like they're in control of their lives. Those who feel little control are three times as likely to die. "Being uneducated and poor doesn't mean you're doomed, despite all of the studies...
redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Anxiety has often been at least anecdotally linked with health issues, but new research from one US university hospital suggests high levels of neuroticism could actually be good for a person's well-being. As reported previously by Today.com, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) post-doctoral fellow Nicholas Turiano has discovered evidence that subjects who described themselves as worriers and who also demonstrated...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.