health benefits of volunteering

It seems giving back really is good for you -- but only in middle age and beyond.
Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday is a perfect time to remember what this season is really all about. An intriguing recent study showed that states with higher volunteer rates have overall better health and lower rates of heart disease.
In the slideshow below, we've compiled some of these health benefits of service. Let us know in the comments how you give
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