Are You Too Smart to Have a Heart Attack?

How well a person does on a standardized intelligence test -- in other words, their IQ score -- may be related to his or her risk for having a heart attack, according to a team of researchers who have been investigating the potential link between the brain and the heart. In a study of more than 1,100 middle-aged Scottish men and women who were followed for 20 years, a low score on an IQ test was a better predictor of death from heart disease than traditional risk factors such as systolic blood...Full Story
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