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4 Vital Lessons from a 101-Year-Old

A lady in my hometown, whom everyone in her family and the neighborhood knew only as ĎAmma,í lived to be a ripe young 101 before she passed away peacefully in her sleep two days ago. ĎAmmaí was a p…

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5 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Live A Longer Life

As much as we may complain about work and financial struggles, few of us would want our lives to end tomorrow. Most people want to squeeze as much fun, love, and happiness out of this life as we can. …

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Secrets of Living a Longer & Healthier Life

A little over a century ago, life expectancy in the USA was 48 years for women and 46 for men. In 2004, it was 80 and 75, respectively, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Life expe…

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Want to Live to 121?

  Maria Lucimar Pereira lives her life much the same way that† her ancestors did. An indigenous Amazonian, she only eats food produced in her area, doesn't rely on most modern amenities and re…

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Turn Off The TV & Live Longer

The fact that I donít own a television makes me a bit of a social misfit, especially when Iím the one ON the television, and my own kid canít tune in to see Mommy on the boob tube. Itís been over s…

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How Friendships Improve Health

Move over omega 3ís and colorful berries!† Thereís something else on the menu for good health and longevityÖfriendship. In numerous studies, researchers are finding that people who have strong …

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Take a Walk, Live Longer

Does the thought of running make you run for cover? Would you rather visit the dentist than the gym? Couch potatoes take heart: by simply taking a half-hour walk five times a week, you can reduce your…

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The Secret to a Long Life

By Katherine Gustafson, Tonic Explorer and author Dan Buettner and his team of researchers have discovered the secret to a longer life. You'd think a story like that would be front page news, but…

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