By Alan Mozes 

HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Having a clear purpose in life could reduce your risk for premature death.

That’s the conclusion of researchers who spent eight years tracking about 13,000 Americans over age 50.

Those who considered their life particularly purposeful were found to have about a 15% risk of death from any cause during the tracking period, the new study found. That figure jumped to almost 37% among participants with the lowest level of purpose.

“[Having] a purpose in life is defined as the extent to which people…


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