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Longevity

110-Year-Old Nun's Secret To A Long Life Is Pretty Simple

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.23.2017 | Healthy Living

One of the world’s oldest women says the key to a long life is love ― but for Sister Candida Bellotti that doesn’t mean the romantic kind. Bello...

On the Verge of Immortality, Or Are We Stuck with Death? A New Direction For Research Could Provide the Answers--and More

Bernard Starr | Posted 01.14.2017 | Healthy Living
Bernard Starr

How long can human beings live? Is there an outside limit? Do we know enough about aging to break through possible biological barriers? Is the current...

The Dick Clark Effect

American Federation for Aging Research | Posted 12.28.2016 | 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...

A Debate On The Pros And Cons Of Aging And Death

Allen Frances | Posted 12.24.2016 | Science
Allen Frances

At age 74, I have already experienced many of the indignities of aging and before very long will also confront the inevitability of death. Although ne...

Interview with Phd Ilia Stambler: Will human being reach immortality?

Eduardo Riveros | Posted 12.11.2016 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Riveros

***Ilia Stambler, PhD, is a researcher at Bar Ilan University, Israel. His research focuses on the historical and social implications of aging and lif...

The Richest Americans Live 7 To 10 Years Longer Than The Poorest

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.06.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Poverty cuts an average of almost 10 years off American men’s lives and seven off women’s, a new study shows. Eager to tease ou...

5 Surprising Things That Age You

Oprah.com | Emma Haak | Posted 12.01.2016 | OWN

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Gratitude is Good for the Spirit

Eric J. Hall | Posted 11.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Eric J. Hall

"Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude." A.A. Milne in Winnie-the-Pooh. With t...

8 Changes You Can Make Today To Lead A Longer And Healthier Life

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living

Who among us doesn’t want to be healthier? So at the start of each year, you promise yourself this is it ― and resolve to start exercising and ea...

A Perfect Match: health, Hippocrates and lifestyle medicine

Women’s iLab | Posted 11.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Women’s iLab

Amid the frustration and despair associated with rising premiums, healthcare costs and obesity prevalence, is a trend that is slowly infiltrating the ...

107-Year-Old Swears This Daily Drink Is The Elixir Of Life

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.02.2016 | Fifty

“Don’t worry, be happy” is one of centenarian Mariano Rotelli’s mantras for a long, healthy life. But there’s also a little habit he’s mai...

World's Oldest Woman, 116, Reveals The One Food She Eats Every Day

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.02.2016 | Fifty

The world’s oldest person, who turns 117 in November, has given us a clue as to how she’s achieved such longevity. Emma Morano, 116, of Verbania,...

UK's Oldest Man Reveals His Secret To Long Life At Age 108

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.20.2016 | Fifty

A greasy, English breakfast complete with fried eggs and sausages sounds more like an occasional indulgence than a prescription for long life, but for...

McDonald's Regular Gets Free Meals For Life On 100th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.18.2016 | Fifty

We never thought that Mickey D’s would be the secret to longevity, but eating at the hamburger chain seems to be working out well for centenarian Na...

Do Humans Need Meat?

Nigel Barber | Posted 10.14.2016 | Science
Nigel Barber

Environmentalists encourage us to cut down on meat consumption in favor of vegetable foods that are less damaging to the environment. Given that our ancestors likely had plenty of meat in their diet, is going meatless a good idea?

Dare To Be 100: No Everlasting Life

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Immortalists suffered a severe insult with the publication of an article in Nature in October of this year. It was accompanied by a corollary article ...

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...

Experts Say There’s A Limit To The Human Lifespan

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.06.2016 | Healthy Living

When she turned 120 years old in 1995, plucky Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment was asked what type of future she expected. “A very short one,” she repli...

A Happy Husband Or Wife Might Mean Better Health

The Huffington Post | Allison Fox | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living

If happiness is a cup, may your cup runneth over: It seems your husband or wife might catch the overflow. A new study suggests that in romantic relati...

What Is It Like To Live In A Retirement Community?

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 09.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

"It is windy today!" "No it's not Wednesday today; it's Thursday!" "You're thirsty?" If you live in a retirement community, you may have heard a sim...

Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

Here's What 7,707 Years Of Wisdom From America's Centenarians Tell Us

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.21.2016 | Fifty

Photographer Paul Mobley has met countless celebrities over the years, but says he’s never felt more awestruck than when he was shooting centenarian...

How Childfree Seniors Can Take The Future Into Their Own Hands

Laura Dixon | Posted 09.20.2016 | Fifty
Laura Dixon

As age-related health issues make it tougher to get around and stay independent, most seniors at some point will rely on a family member for help. Usually, one or more adult children will step in to provide or arrange for care when that day comes.

Transhumanism, Atheism, Christianity, And The Transhumanist Olympics

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.19.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

As a science and technology-inspired presidential candidate for the Transhumanist Party, my candidacy has been a strange and unique journey. The coffin bus has so far been the wildest part. The bus was designed as a coffin to remind spectators of one thing: We're going to die.

Japan's Cheerleading Seniors Are A Twitter Moment

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.16.2016 | Fifty

What do you get when you put pom-poms in the hands of 20 Japanese cheerleaders whose average age is 70? Apparently, the answer is a Twitter Moment ―...