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Survey catalogs what is stressing out Americans

Along with work and other responsibilities, health problems play role in stress

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7:00am, August 11, 2014
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STRESSED OUT Along with work and other responsibilities, health problems are important causes of stress, a recent survey of 2,500 adults found.

Overall, people in the United States cite too many responsibilities, work and money as leading causes of stress. But health concerns, one’s own or a family member’s, are also stressful. Sixty percent of people who described themselves as in “poor health condition” also reported “a great deal of stress,” according to a survey of more than 2,500 adults.

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