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People With Bipolar Disorder Die Younger

Women with bipolar disease die nine years sooner and men 8.5 than those who no not suffer from the disorder says a new study. Researchers from Switzerland found that while suicide was higher among this group, so was heart disease and cancer. They noted that better primary care to help prevent certain illnesses is key for those with bipolar disease, reported the Huffington Post. 

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