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Weekender: Increased Life Expectancy - Is It A Blessing Or A Burden To Society?

New statistics just released indicate that the average American is destined to live a much longer life than his grandparents; in fact, in 2012, the average life expectancy in the United States rose to a record high of 78.8 years.

The latest report on US mortality in the USA has just been issued by the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Old Folks

Don't like to hear about young folks - Most of us assume that young people are critical of older folks, finding their music and movie tastes archaic and their failure to be comfortable with modern technology lamentable. But a new study suggests that old folks are the ones who are critical and given a choice, they people prefer...

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Who Will Live to be 100?

A genetic test has been developed that can predict whether someone is likely to live beyond the age of 100, but scientists have warned that society is still not ready for such predictions. But if such a test is developed, will people take it? It will mean that in order to reach that projected age, they have to eat and act (such as exercise) in...

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How to Live Forever

Drink wine! - We all hope to live long enough to witness UFO disclosure-- at last. But there's a joke going around about life-extension methods with various punch lines, all of which boil down to: "Why would I want to live forever if I'm fat and decrepit?" Well, there's a new drug out that may solve BOTH problems at once: It...

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Take This Pill & Live (Almost) Forever

Genevieve Haas writes that a new pill developed by CereMedix, based at Northeastern University, could help you live to be a healthy 120 years old. The pill repairs lung damage from smoking, reverses Alzheimer's, repairs injuries from strokes and heart disease and cures diabetes?all by stimulating the production of natural anti-oxidants.

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