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The Good (and Bad) News About Living Longer

American life expectancy has just reached an all-time high—78.8 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of course, there's more to the story than just one statisti…

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Would You Wear a ‘Death Watch’?

A wristwatch that counts down to your inevitable demise: gruesome or genius? The answer to this question may well depend on who you ask. Many people probably feel that having an ever-present remind…

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Get Married, Live Longer?

Written by Jessica Cruel for YourTango.com New research shows that getting married could lengthen your life for up to 17 years. A study published in The American Journal Of Epidemiology reveals tha…

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Life Getting Shorter For Women

Each generation in the U.S. has lived longer than the one prior to it...eventually that has to change or successive generations will be living to be 200! Although life expectancy in the country in gen…

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Berry Juice: The Elixir of Life

By Peter Ragnar Life on a sub-Arctic island was never easy, especially in the mid-1800s. If you got sick, you most likely died. There weren't any stores, doctors, or hospitals. In the winter you ne…

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