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Erratic paycheck may cause health problems

January 07, 2019 06:59 PM

An erratic paycheck may be bad for a young adult's health. That is according to a study from the American Heart Association.

Researchers studied data from nearly 4,000 adults in their 20s and 30s. Those who saw constant changes to their income had a higher risk of developing heart disease or suffering an early death. Those with the biggest paycheck changes had the lowest income overall.

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Low income tends to be associated with unhealthy behaviors like smoking and lack of exercise.

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