December 19, 2006

well i’ll be a parrot’s cousin

Science News Online reports:

“People with generally positive outlooks show greater resistance to developing colds than do individuals who rarely revel in upbeat feelings, a new investigation finds.”

In unrelated news, it was recently discovered that being sick all the time “sucks”, and that 80% of chronically sick people were found to be “generally pessimistic”.

12 Comments »

  1. As a person who currently has a cold, I would agree that it sucks! however normally I’m considered a Pollyanna (the term “pollyanna” entered the language to describe someone who is cheerfully optimistic) by most people, so I’m not sure I agree.

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