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5 reasons why it's better to be short

Studies have shown that tall people have an edge in a number of personal and professional situations, but individuals of a more diminutive stature enjoy some perks as well. Here are 5 surprising advantages to being short: Number 5. Lower odds of developing a life-threatening blood clot. A 2011 study showed that men who stand at 5 foot 8 inches or less and women who are no taller that 5 foot 3 inches were up to five times less likely to experience deep vein thrombosis.
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