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Longevity

109-Year-Old Woman Says Secret To Long Life Is Avoiding Men

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.21.2015 | Fifty

The oldest living woman in Scotland -- 109 -- says the secret to her longevity is this: Eat your porridge and avoid men. Centenarian Jessie Gallan, wh...

4 Cities Where People Live The Longest

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 01.12.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Nearly a century ago, the average lifespan across the world was a mere 31 years old. Today, people are living longer,...

The Sun's Activity May Help Determine How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.09.2015 | Science

The sun sustains life on Earth, and maybe that's not all it does. Provocative new research by scientists in Norway suggests there may be a link betwee...

Yagana Shah

The Longevity Benefits Of Vitamins May Be Overrated

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.09.2015 | Fifty

We've all heard about the widely-touted benefits of antioxidants and supplements, including promises of a long, disease-free life and longer-lasting y...

Seth Rogen Leads The Fight Against Alzheimer's

Michael Hodin | Posted 01.04.2015 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

That the North Korean leadership takes American comedy as an act of war is a particular feature of the role information and technology has assumed in 21st century life. Kim Jong-Un cannot countenance Seth Rogen and James Franco's antics in "The Interview," however fantastic they may be.

How to Slow Aging Now: What Your Doctor Won't Tell You

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Most articles that find themselves under such a headline are not based in good science. Products promising long life and physical transformation usu...

Fat Could Be the New Smoking in Terms of Life Expectancy

Dawson Church | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dawson Church

When you're thinking about loading up on that second helping of apple pie, you might want to remember the results of a just-released study from McGill...

Scared To Start Your Own Business? Follow These 5 Steps

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

For those of us over 50, that new dance is Entrepreneurship; and it's a dicey new dance for us if we've spent most of our careers in the predictable, stable and familiar corporate environment. Even if we have attained senior management ranks, the prospect of taking a chance on our own venture, depending entirely on ourselves, and forging into unknown territory is uncomfortable at best.

What Your Personality Says About How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.03.2014 | Science

What does your personality say about your health? More than you might think. And according to new research, what your friends say about your personali...

The Regeneration Generation: A Conversation With Bob Hariri, Vice-Chairman and Co-Founder of Human Longevity Inc.

Robin L. Smith | Posted 01.26.2015 | Science
Robin L. Smith

Utilizing technological advancements in genomics, bioinformatics, computing and cell therapy, HLI plans to develop therapeutic solutions to some of the most complex yet actionable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and dementia. Bob recently sat down with me to discuss his current work on the frontiers of aging and cellular science.

A TEDx Talk on Beauty and Life Extension Science

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact
Zoltan Istvan

What is happening to our species is we are becoming far more than just human. All around us incredible advances in technology are changing and improving us.

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...

Why I Want To Live Past 75

Michael Hodin | Posted 12.28.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

Rather than thinking of 75 as the time to die, let us continue to re-imagine 21st century life where 75 is a robust time of engagement and work. Perhaps for many even just the start of yet another phase of life.

The Life You Want

Mike Sheridan | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

A lack of importance on your health and relationships now, may mean a lack of health and relationships when they're most important. Decide what matters, plan your perfect life, and start living it!

Tapped Out Teens: 4 Stress Relief Strategies That Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Not ready to try meditation? Try to practice slowing your breathing down to four to six breaths per minute. Regular practice of this technique has been shown to build both your stress resilience and your willpower reserve.

Build A Life With Longevity

Rachel Schwartzmann | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Rachel Schwartzmann

Travel informs much of our perspective and our pursuits, but let's not forget to think about what motivates our movement throughout the world. Thanks to our global interconnectedness we can be together even when we're a part.

6 Secrets From The Greek Island Where People Forget To Die

Next Avenue | Laine Bergeson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Laine Bergeson On the Greek island of Ikaria, people forget to die. For the most part, they also forget to get si...

Yagana Shah

Fading Sense Of Smell Could Be Predictor Of Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.02.2014 | Fifty

They say you should trust your gut, but maybe it's really the nose that knows. Turns out, the olfactory organ we all take for granted can do more than...

Get Up, Stand Up: Stand Up for Your Life

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Chairs are killing us. Prolonged sitting has been recognized as a major health hazard. A new study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine takes ...

Dare to Be 100: Get Smart, Live Long

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

I am a geriatrician, a physician who studies those things that get in the way of any of us living all of our fully allotted 100 years. Numerous risk f...

Yagana Shah

Study Reveals Surprising Habit That Will Help You Live Longer

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Yagana Shah

100-Year-Old Paperboy Reveals The Secret To Longevity

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty

Next time you're struggling to get out of bed in the morning, think about Walter Sharp. At 100, he just might be the world's oldest paperboy, and he's...

Death Threats, Freedom, Transhumanism, and the Future

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.25.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The next time you read a controversial opinion article, instead of talking about "lynching" the author or what "gauge" shotgun you're going to use when you shoot him, maybe present a better idea to solve the problems he's trying to address.

3 Lessons On Aging We Can Learn From Robin Williams

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.23.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

We expect brilliant people such as Robin Williams to contribute to society well past their 60th birthdays. Yet the rest of us are more or less expected to retire, step aside, and draw benefits from the government for the rest of our lives. This neediness and dependency view is vastly out of touch with what we now know about aging.

5 Ways Mountains Can Help You Lead A Happier, Healthier And Longer Life

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living

"The mountains are calling and I must go," naturalist John Muir famously wrote back in the 19th century. And while he set off to create and protect on...