Walk The Walk: The Optimum Steps And Speed For A Longer Life
June 5, 2019
While it’s easy to come up with excuses not to exercise, those reasons generally don’t hold up when it comes to walking. It’s cheap, it’s easy and it’s something you’ve been doing since your toddler days….
Over The River And Through The Woods: The Important Evolutionary Role Of Grandmothers
February 27, 2019
It’s been said that grandmothers “are wonderful mothers with lots of practice.” But since most species don’t live long beyond their reproductive years, it’s curious that older women often live decades beyond menopause. Now, two new studies out…
Survivor Stories: Holocaust Survivors In Current Times
January 9, 2019
Perhaps more remarkable than just their stories of surviving the Holocaust, it turns out that Holocaust survivors in Israel are averaging a life span seven years longer than their native-born peers. In a new study published…
Time Of Your Life: Do Genetics Determine How Long You Will Live?
November 14, 2018
Are you expecting to lead a long life because your parents or grandparents lived well into their later years? If so, you may need to come up with another strategy: As it turns out, genetics seems…
A Long Shot: How To Think About Lifespan Calculators
October 17, 2018
How long will I live? Perhaps not a question you routinely ask yourself, yet probably something that most of us have thought about. While there’s no easy way to determine your fate, there are multiple “longevity…