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Workplace issues might be missing link between education, health

It has long been known that health and life expectancy are correlated with education levels. The more education you have, the longer you are likely to live. But no one knows exactly why that relationship exists.

New research points to part of the answer: people with less education are more likely to work in jobs that make them sick.

That might seem obvious, but until now it was a hunch that had never been quantified.