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Unformatted text preview: to spend with their children, no job security, live in unsafe neighborhoods, and have little control over their lives. This lack of control leads to stress, which includes higher blood pressure, increased risk of heart attacks, poorer memory, increased risk of diabetes, and makes people age faster. The examples that this movie illustrates are persuasive because they show a woman like Mary, compared to a CEO named Taylor who is in the top one percent. Taylor claims that he is healthy and he lives in a safe neighborhood. Although he has a high demand job, he has the control and the resources to fix any problems involving his health. His higher status gives him more time to exercise, an easier commute to...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course HIST 251 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Sonoma.

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