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Lower education level linked to faster aging

People who leave the educational system early may age faster, new research suggests.

May 12, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
If you want to slow down the aging process, stay in school, a new study suggests.

Researchers in Britain found that people who leave the educational system early, age faster.

Scientists say the results show that being educated at a higher level can benefit you in the job market and beyond.

They also revealed that the benefit of education wasn't affected by a person's social or economic status later in life.