Retiring Early Could Kill You, New Study Finds

If you're thinking of taking an early retirement, you may want to read this first: A new study has found a link between dropping out of the workforce early and an increased risk of death, especially among men.

Researchers Maria Fitzpatrick of Cornell University and Timothy Moore of the University of Melbourne found an "immediate, negative" short-term impact on mortality among U.S. residents the month they turn 62, the age when individuals in the U.S. can apply for early Social Security.