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Six Ways Research Is Changing How We Age

American Federation for Aging Research | Posted 10.12.2016 | Fifty
American Federation for Aging Research

by Steven N. Austad, Ph.D. - Scientific Director, American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) , Distinguished Professor  and  Chair, Department...

Dare to Be 100: Extra, Extra Read All About It

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 07.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Few, if any, of us pause for a moment to reflect why we have too much of everything. Our closets and drawers and refrigerators bulge. Our waist lines ...

Zombie Years

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Zombies are, insofar as I understand their biological classification, undead. They aren't entirely dead, but they certainly aren't fully alive either. That sounds a lot like life with a serious chronic disease. When one's life no longer involves pleasure or the pursuit of interests, it is something of a half-life.