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Memories of a happy childhood may result in a healthier life when you're older.
Researchers at Michigan State University studied data from more than 22,000 adults.
Those who remembered their parents being affectionate, when they were kids, had better health, and were less depressed as adults.
Some of the participants also suffered from fewer chronic conditions.