Going to college could help you live longer

Posted at 10:42 AM, Nov 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-22 10:42:13-05

Going to college could extend your life.      

A new study by The Brookings Institute showed that just one year of college lowered the risk of an early death by 15 to 19 percent.

The study also found that increased college education led to both higher earnings and higher rates of health insurance.

According to the study, college graduates had a decrease in deaths from cancer and heart disease.  

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