Psychiatric News (6/12) reported, “Volunteering at least two hours a week may increase longevity and improve mental health in adults over age 50,” investigators concluded after examining “data from approximately 13,000 participants in the Health and Retirement Study, a large, ongoing study of adults aged 50 years and older in the United States that began in 2006.” The findings were published online June 11 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.(SOURCE: APA Headlines)