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Pimples Could Be Good for Your Grades

High-school students with acne tend to have higher GPAs and are more likely to finish college, according to a new study.
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One of the few good things about acne is that it hardly discriminates: With some variation, it afflicts people of all races and income levels, from all regions and countries. Acne is the eighth-most-common disease globally, affecting roughly two out of three people ages 15 to 19.

Another one of the good things? Acne may contribute to better grades and longer-term academic success, according to a peer-reviewed in the by the economists Hugo Mialon and Erik Nesson,

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