TODAY   |  August 22, 2013

New health concern among young professionals: Debt

Thousands of young professionals participated in a study by Northwestern University that connects debt with mental health, which found those in debt have a greater risk of high blood pressure and depression. The study also shows that if the young adults sold everything they owned, including their homes, a shocking 20% would still be in debt.

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>>> headlines. a new study finds that being young and in debt can be bad for your health. a study by northwestern university looks at 8,000 young professionals and it found that those with high debt are more likely to report poor mental and physical health and have a greater amount of stress and depression. if they sold everything that they owned including their home, 20% of them would still be in debt.