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The Blue Zones

It's Not My Fault Terrorists Exist, but It Is My Problem

Maria Montgomery | Posted 11.26.2015 | Impact
Maria Montgomery

It's not my fault. It's not my fault that South Africa is corrupt. It's not my fault that gang wars and criminality has swept through the town in Sweden where I'm originally from. It's not my fault that terrorists are bombing the world and the city I used to call home. A city that still feels like home.

3 Nightmares of the New Retirement

Wm. Scott Page | Posted 07.10.2015 | Fifty
Wm. Scott Page

As I look at the many issues facing seniors and Baby Boomers, I have come to an uncomfortable conclusion: Retirement will very tough for many of us, and for some it will be downright scary.

How Many People Does It Take to Make a Good Marriage?

Grace de Rond | Posted 07.07.2015 | Weddings
Grace de Rond

Modern society is suffering because we've lost our tribes. Under the tribal system, marriage is as important to the supporters as it is to the couple. The community comes together to confirm that the two people belong together. Then all the people involved are married to each other.

These 5 Cities Might Have The Secret To Longevity

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

The majority of the United States is approaching the idea of a long, healthy life the wrong way, according to National Geographic writer and explorer ...

Why Japan's Longest-Lived Women Hold the Key to Better Health

Dan Buettner | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Buettner

Before me lay at least five compounds that could explain how the spry centenarian had eluded the diseases of aging to reach her 104th year with the flexibility of a yogi and the frenetic energy of a Chihuahua.

Cancer and Random Genes: Fortune Favors the Prepared

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

At this point, you should be scratching your head and asking: Didn't they study cancer occurrence in actual people? The answer is no. Didn't they show that lifestyle factors don't influence the rate of mutation? Again, the answer is no.

Are Friendships a Key to Longevity?

Elizabeth Gavino | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gavino

Have you found where you feel a sense of belonging -- among a group of people who understand you? Belonging and interacting is a very integral pie...

Visiting Costa Rica's 'Blue Zone'

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel
Sherrie Nachman

Can a vacation help you live longer? Maybe if you choose to visit one of the world's Blue Zones.

Want to Live Longer? Study People Who Do

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

Watch my interview with author Dan Buettner, who has identified "blue zones" around the world where residents live the longest, healthiest lives.