5 ways giving is good for your health

Find out how giving to others may help you live a longer, healthier life


Time to give and receive

With the giving season upon us (and all the stress that sometimes comes with it), it’s nice to know that your generosity is actually good for you. Whether you’re donating to charity, helping out by volunteering or giving gifts, selfless acts can make you healthier. Here’s how.

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