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2011-05-26 12:55:06

Economic recessions are weaker, expansions are stronger, and economic recovery is faster in U.S. states where people are more optimistic says a new study from the University of Miami School of Business Administration.

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2011-01-12 10:20:00

An Australian study of over 5,600 teens finds that those with a bright outlook on their lives and the world they live in suffer fewer depression symptoms than their pessimistic counterparts.

2011-01-04 13:46:59

In the first combat-zone study of its kind, a research team led by Michigan State University found that soldiers with a positive outlook in the most traumatic situations were less likely to suffer health problems such as anxiety and depression.

2009-08-12 07:40:34

Don’t worry! Be happy! Optimistic women have a lower risk of developing heart disease or dying from any cause compared to pessimistic women, according to new research.

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2009-05-24 15:25:00

Despite calamities from economic recessions, wars and famine to a flu epidemic afflicting the Earth, a new study from the University of Kansas and Gallup indicates that humans are by nature optimistic.

2009-05-03 11:44:55

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2006-02-28 00:05:00

Men with a bright outlook on life seem to be less likely to die of heart disease or stroke than their more pessimistic peers, Dutch researchers report.

2006-02-27 16:25:00

Optimism is good for the heart, a study said on Monday.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.