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Why voting is good
Posted 11/6/2012 2:17:00 PM

for your health. Apparently research has been done in this area. And it has been found that voting has been linked with positive outcomes.  No matter who you vote for, voting helps strengthen social ties. It also can set a good example for your kids and help open a dialogue about how you can differing points of view and still respect each other.

And in those states where there is low voter turnout, studies have found the residents there consider themselves in fair or poor health.

And lastly, if you go beyond voting and support causes or candidates, it's even better for you. Research has found those with political activism are report more well being and life satisfaction.

Read more here.

Posted By: Gayle Garton  

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