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Women are more stressed than men, so why do they live longer?

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Despite a societal advantage to being male, women outlive men in every part of the world.

In every country in the world, women are more likely than men to experience more stress, chronic disease, anxiety and be victims of violence. Yet, women live longer than men. Why? 

Dr. Shervin Assari is a research investigator of Psychiatry and Public Health at the University of Michigan. He spoke to Stateside about the societal and biological differences in men and women that can result in longer lives for women.

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