Having Kids Helps You Live Longer


By Molly Clifton

If you sometimes feel like your kids are going to send you to an early grave, a new study finds the reverse is true, especially for women.

Danish scientists found parents live longer than childless couples who tried to have kids but couldn't.

Researchers found people who adopt a child also live longer.

Previous research shows parents tend to have healthier behaviors than people without children.


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