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Study finds stress can be as bad for you as smoking

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Columbia University Medical Center researchers found that a stress-filled day can be as bad for you as smoking five cigarettes a day.

The health risk from stress has been known for a long time, but this is the first time researchers have been able to attach a number to it.

They found that stress raises your risk of a heart attack by 27 percent along with your cholesterol level.

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