HealthDay (9/1, Preidt, Mundell) reports, “Feelings of despair and hopelessness can raise the odds of death in people battling heart disease, and new research suggests that where you live, as well as your marital status, can also play a role.” The research “found that heart disease patients who lived in rural areas and were unmarried were more likely to feel hopeless.” The findings were published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. (SOURCE APA Headlines)