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Happy Aging

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Happy Aging

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A new study shows that a positive attitude about aging can contribute to a longer, happier life - even more than low cholesterol or regular exercise. The report finds that the negative images of aging and the elderly in popular culture can have serious health consequences, lowering some individuals' will to live. NPR's Richard Knox reports.