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Health Benefits of Volunteering

The Science Behind Altruism: Health Benefits Of Giving

Terri Cole | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday is a perfect time to remember what this season is really all about. An intriguing recent study showed that states with higher volunteer rates have overall better health and lower rates of heart disease.

Veterans Day: 5 Health Benefits Of Service

Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Every November 11, on Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have served in our military and the sacrifices they have made for our country. B...

A Healthier Heart And 18 Other Benefits Of Volunteering

iVillage.com | Robert A. Barnett | Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living

By Robert A. Barnett for iVillage.com If you see someone who is drowning and throw him a rope, he gets a benefit, no question about it. But you mig...

Funky To Fabulous: Volunteering For Virgins -- A First-Timers Guide To Giving

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

Do you have a pal that pooh-poohs the concept of volunteering? Here are some reasons to discover the luscious experience of serving your fellow human...