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Studying medicine is good for your health

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 01 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:0309313a
  1. Antony D'Angelo1
  1. 1London

Scientists and medics have a substantially lower risk of mortality, according to new research.

A report by Peter McCarron and colleagues at Queen's University, Belfast claims science and engineering students have the best chances of living a longer, healthier life, followed by medical students, and then those in law and art.

The study, published in the Journal of the Royal Society of …

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