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James S. House

House discusses role of stress in women's shrinking lifespans

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Women's Longevity Down In Parts Of U.S., But Above National Average In Connecticut" - Hartford Courant. 11/12/2012.

In the past decade, women's longevity took an unexpected slide. James House says chronic stress is a reasonable culprit. While women have steadily gained employment and other opportunities, House says, their social supports have not kept pace with their increased responsibilities.

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James S. House

More Media Coverage:

Washington Informer. Women's Longevity Declining in Parts of U.S.. 11/28/2012.

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