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To Dramatically Improve Your Health, Do 1 of These 4 Things | Posted 03.08.2017 | Healthy Living

By Kristine Thomason Now that March is here, your weight loss resolutions may be long gone. If that's the case, don't sweat it: Diets usually don't w...

Your BFF Might Be The Key To Your Good Health | Posted 01.20.2017 | Healthy Living

By Jacqueline Andriakos Research has long shown that friendship is essential for your physical and mental well-being. Having a social network can l...

3 Secrets of a Long Life From My 100-Year-Old Grandfather

Vicky Lyashenko | Posted 11.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Vicky Lyashenko

His answer caught me by surprise. I almost knew he'd say something like eating the food you grow, or taking care of your digestive system, or something along those lines.

Can Pets Help You Live Longer And Happier?

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 11.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

This isn't to say that you should go out and adopt a dog just because you think he'll help you avoid a heart attack. But even if your pets don't necessarily bring more life to your heart, they'll definitely bring more heart to your life.

Soon-To-Be World's Oldest Sisters Reveal Surprising Secret To Long Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.18.2015 | Fifty

Beans on toast, bangers and mash, and other traditionally British foods are what the soon-to-be oldest sisters in the world say are the secret to thei...

Yagana Shah

These 5 Women Are The Only People Alive From The 1800s | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.12.2015 | Fifty

We can all agree that it's a great feat to live to be 100 -- but it's an even greater feat if you live well, well past it. Believe it or not, the five...

Want To Extend Your Life By Two Years? Then You Should Have This

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.06.2014 | Fifty

Do you feel in control of your life and that what you do matters? It could play a role in how long you live. A study led by researchers at the Uni...

Yagana Shah

Study Reveals Surprising Habit That Will Help You Live Longer | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.04.2014 | Fifty

If you're reading this at your desk or on your couch, you might want to stand up first. While many of us think we can counter the effects of sitting a...

Want To Live Longer? Here's What You Need To Eat

Bradley J. Willcox, MD, MSc | Posted 11.03.2014 | Hawaii
Bradley J. Willcox, MD, MSc

The right food can be a prophylaxis that can actually thwart illness. The Okinawan people -- who are the longest lived people in the world -- use the term nuchi gusui, which literally means "food is medicine." But modern medicine is just beginning to understand the biochemistry behind the concept of food as medicine.

Study Of Special Mice Points To Surprising Life-Extension Strategy

| Jasmin Fox-Skelly | Posted 05.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have found a way to beat back the hands of time and fight the ravages of old age, at least in mice. A new study finds that mice bred withou...

New Study Reveals One Upside To Being A Short Man

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Get ready to finally embrace your short stature, Skee-Lo! We've long known that short people live longer than the taller among us. Past studies ha...

Young Or Old, THIS Is The Key To Living Longer

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

What's the key to long life? Is it clean living? Lots of exercise? An abundance of vegetables? Actually, the key to long life may be something a bit m...

20 Simple Tips That Will Help You Live To 100

Phyllis Sues | Posted 07.05.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

To introduce something new in your life, you need to open your eyes, your ears and your mind. Something new in your life is a wire you can grab hold of at any age, so lighten up, experiment and have fun. You might surprise yourself! It's never, ever, too late!

LOOK: This 92 Year Old Reveals His Unusual Secret To Perfect Health

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty

People have attributed their long lives to all sorts of lifestyle factors. For example, before her death in 2012, Besse Cooper, 116, said the secret t...

5 Habits Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty

As Abraham Lincoln once said, "It's not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years." While we agree with Abe, we're wondering why w...

The 6 Habits That Can Help You Live To 100

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Bob Barnett | Posted 03.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Harry Rosen, 103, is charmer, according to The New York Times. He enjoys dinner out every night, often in fancy Manha...

WATCH: What We Know About Aging

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

This panel is presented at The Forum at Harvard School of Public Health in collaboration with The Huffington Post. As part of HuffPost Healthy Livi...

7 Easy Ways To Add Years To Your Life

Posted 11.20.2013 | Fifty

Sure, it's good to live each day like it's your last. But wouldn't it be great to just have more days? While we're being bombarded daily with bad n...

Are You Really Living?

Marilyn Tam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Are you happy in spite of your challenges and see the positive and the potential, or do you look for the doom and gloom in each situation? We have the choice in how we feel. And how we feel affects how we experience each moment of our lives.

Native Hawaiians Turn To Aloha And Hula To Aid Poor Life Expectancy, Study Says

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Life expectancy for Native Hawaiians is 6.2 years lower than the state average, though life expectancy has increased by nearly 12 years since 1950. ...

100 Wonderful Ways To Live To 100

The Huffington Post | Healthy Living Staff | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Want to add more and better years to your life? Now is the time. We're living longer than ever: The average American that was born in 2013 will be...

12 Ways You're Cutting Your Life Short

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.02.2013 | Fifty

Like teenagers, many post 50s behave as though they are indestructible, making lifestyle choices that simply aren't good for them. The good news is...

Why You Should Start Eating More Of These

Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty

The health benefits of nuts are many -- studies have attributed it to increasing weight loss, reducing stress and improving sperm quality. A new study...

3 Ways To Live A Long And Healthy Life

Posted 06.29.2013 | OWN

After years of studying older folks, a scientist tells us what it takes to age well. By Jihan Thompson We asked Luigi Ferrucci, MD, PhD, scienti...

How Long You Live Might Depend on How Well You Get Up From Sitting

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

It turns out there is a simple test that nearly everyone can do in their own home that can predict their chance of a long life.