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Ever felt like your neighbor's antics could drive you to an early grave? Well, there may be reason for concern, said researchers who reported a link Tuesday between having good neighbors and a healthier heart. Research into neighborhoods and health had in the past focused on negative impacts through factors like fast-food restaurant density, violence, noise, traffic, poor air quality, vandalism and drug use, the study authors said.People who gave a full score of seven out of seven had a 67 percent reduced heart attack risk compared to people who gave a score of one, study co-author Eric Kim told AFP, and described the difference as "significant".
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