Warning: You Still Need to Stress About Stress

Differences in life expectancy by education and income areincreasing. And while differential trends in smoking and other habits partly explain the lifespan gap, it’s mostly a puzzle. I suspect that a major factor is stress — that prolonged exposure to stress has risen more among families of moderate income than it has among those of high income, and that the stress is literally killing people.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

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