If you're over 40 here's a sobering fact. Research has found that middle-aged Americans face a 90 per cent chance of developing high blood pressure. Other westerners are also highly likely to be at risk.
When you invest in the house of your dreams there may be dividends for your health, according to research by America's National Cancer Institute.
A study by the institute's Dr David Berrigan found that people living in older houses are more likely to head out for a stroll around their neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is actually more important than the house itself.
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