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The Health Benefits of Being Scared

Go ahead and watch that horror movie; it's good for you.

The next time a vengeful ghost haunts you from the afterlife, be very afraid. Why? Because there are fantastic health benefits to being scared—the body gets a special kind of good-for-you rush when the mind senses fear. Here are a few healthy reasons why you should hope for more tricks than treats this Halloween (or any time of the year, really).