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Early risers tend to live longer, study suggests

| Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:54 a.m.

A just-released study says morning people may live longer than night owls,

The study in Chronobiology International , a peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers all aspects of biological and medical rhythm research, said night owls are nearly twice as likely as people who get up early to have a psychological disorder and 30 percent are more likely to have diabetes. Night owls also have a 23 percent higher risk for respiratory disease and a 22 percent higher risk of gastrointestinal disease.

For the report, researchers studied 433,268 people in the United Kingdom between the ages of 38 to 73 for six and a half years.

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