103-Year Old Record-Breaking Runner Reveals Her Secrets to Longevity

When Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins turned 100, she decided to try a new hobby. When you imagine a hobby for a centenarian, you may think of knitting, playing cards, or even low-impact swimming. The last thing anyone would imagine is … [Read more...]

Fairfax County, Virginia is Number One in Life Expectancy

Mark has lived in Fairfax County for 15 years now. He admits that his home is a bit older and smaller than he would like and that the traffic is sometimes horrendous on the main roads and highways during rush hour, yet he has no … [Read more...]

The Key to Longevity May Lie in This Village

Boxin Huang (115) is the oldest resident of China’s Bapan Village, a tiny village where some of the oldest people in the world reside. At 115, Huang’s age is remarkable, but he is not alone, as many residents live long past 100 … [Read more...]

U.S. Life Expectancy Has Declined for the First Time Since 1993

Last Wednesday, The Economist's “Business of Longevity” conference took place, attracting world-renowned experts in aging. One of the main themes of the conference was the need to change the way we think about longevity, as we are … [Read more...]

How longevity is influenced by eating habits (From CNN)

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Looking for love may take 3 months or more off lifespan

A Harvard study earlier this year concluded that men who “matured” in a social environment where women were scarce may have a shorter life span of at least three months. The study is published in the August issue of the journal … [Read more...]