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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.

8 Foods That Could Lengthen Your Lifespan

Foodbeast | Posted 04.02.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

All you coffee addicts chugging espressos like shots of vodka are probably going to live longer than the rest of us.

The (Literally) Life-Altering Benefit Of Marriage

Posted 01.10.2013 | Weddings

The key to longer life might be found in your relationship status. A new study by Duke University Medical Center found that Baby Boomers with perma...

Why Getting Up Without Your Hands Is A Sign Of Health

Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living

By Annie Hauser If you're able to sit and rise from the floor with just one hand -- or better yet, no hands -- you likely have a lower risk of ...

30 Reasons It's Awesome To Be A Woman

BuzzFeed | Posted 05.31.2012 | Women

Women live longer, get to wear more sequins, and are better communicators and leaders. In case you needed more reasons being a chick is great, here th...

What Coffee Can Do For You

Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 06.05.2012 | Fifty

Your morning Starbucks stop is doing more than keeping you awake -- that coffee may be helping you live longer, according to a new study in the New En...

Exercises That Can Add Years To Your Life

Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living

Working out isn't only about how you'll look in that bikini. Getting -- and staying -- in shape boosts heart health, helps your skin and improves your...

Seven Mindful Steps That Will
Double Your Life Expectancy

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Danny Penman, PhD, award-winning writer Earlier this summer, I attended a conference on "life extension" at Cambridge University in ...

Finding Love Vs. Retiring Frugally: The Cost Of Living Longer

DailyFinance | Catherine New | Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

Planning for a comfortable retirement takes foresight, a lifetime of saving money and little familial luck. But planning for love? That might cost you...

The Link Between Education And Living Longer

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

People who go to school lead healthier, longer lives. That connection is well documented and unsurprising. But as obvious as this link is to us, the fact is we don't really know why that's the case.

A Long Life: Good And Bad News For Baby Boomers ... And The Rest Of Us

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

So instead of denial or baby boomer bashing, maybe we need to be more thoughtful about how scary it is to age in the 21st century. Boomers know that a very long life can be a pyrrhic victory.

Where People Live The Longest

BBC | Denise Winterman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Something remarkable links the remote Japanese island of Okinawa, the small Sardinian mountain town of Ovodda and Loma Linda in the US. People live lo...