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New medical conditions more likely to spark healthy changes among better-educated middle-aged americans

Better-educated middle-aged Americans are less likely to smoke and more apt to be physically active than their less-educated peers. They are also more inclined to make healthy changes ? in general and in the face of new medical conditions ? and adhere to them, according to a new study.
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