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Boosting self-esteem prevents health problems for seniors

The importance of boosting self-esteem is normally associated with the trials and tribulations of adolescence. But new research shows that it's even more important for older adults to maintain and improve upon those confidence levels as they enter their twilight years. "Improving self-esteem provides real health benefits in seniors," says the lead author. "The ultimate solution may be to prevent self esteem from declining."
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