longevity

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9/19/2017
Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC

Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says

9/12/2017
Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

8/17/2017
Voters in Counties With Worse Life Expectancy Turned to Trump in Election

Study found link between two; researchers point to poverty, lack of health insurance, unhealthy lifestyles

8/15/2017
A Little Drinking Might Lengthen Your Life: Study

But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death

8/7/2017
'Loneliness Epidemic' Called a Major Public Health Threat

Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests

7/28/2017
Just Thinking You're Less Active May Shorten Your Life

Study suggests that even when people weren't really more sedentary, their risk of early death rose

7/12/2017
Better Diet, Longer Life?

A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier

7/11/2017
Coffee and Mortality

Drinking 3 or more cups of coffee a day may lower the risk of death, study finds.

7/3/2017
Can Your Heartburn Meds Shorten Your Life?

Study found association between prolonged use of certain drugs and increased risk of early death

6/29/2017
Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life?

Lifestyle choices may explain why gifted kids tend to outlive their peers, study suggests

6/29/2017
Is Potential Human Life Span Unlimited?

Maybe, says biologist, especially if technology and medicine keep improving

5/26/2017
Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

5/16/2017
Heart Health Might Be a Matter of Geography

U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds

5/8/2017
Longevity in the U.S.: Location, Location, Location

Study found life expectancy differed by as much as 20 years in different counties

5/2/2017
Life Expectancy Goes Up for Black Americans

But CDC report also found they're still more likely to die at an earlier age than whites

4/24/2017
The Top 5 Conditions That Shorten Americans' Lives -- And Are Preventable

Obesity steals the most years of all, researchers say

3/23/2017
Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

3/14/2017
Parenthood an Elixir for Longevity?

Study found link, but researchers can't say for sure why

3/7/2017
Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide?

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

2/24/2017
Live Healthy, Live Longer

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

2/23/2017
10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

1/17/2017
Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life

But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

1/9/2017
'Weekend Warriors' Can Still Stretch Their Life Spans

Study found those who exercised one or two days a week saw gains similar to those who worked out regularly

12/20/2016
Mothers of Kids With Severe Birth Defects May Have Shorter Lives: Study

But the overall risk of early death is still quite low

12/14/2016
The Happy Get Lucky in Their Older Years

Study of seniors links enjoyment of life to lower risk of death

11/30/2016
Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life

Racquet sports, swimming and aerobics tied to lower risk of early death in study

11/18/2016
Pregnancy and Longevity

Becoming a mom later in life may increase your chances of living into your 90s, study finds.

11/17/2016
Do Women Who Have Kids Later Live Longer?

Those who give birth at age 25 or older more likely to live to 90, study suggests

10/31/2016
Can Facebook Friend Requests Predict Longevity?

Those most sought after as a connection on the social media site tended to live longer, study suggests

10/6/2016
U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations

Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

10/5/2016
Have Humans Hit Their Longevity Limit?

More people might attain very old age, study finds, but probably not beyond 125 years

10/3/2016
More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks

Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

8/22/2016
Family Trumps Friends in Extending Seniors' Lives

People are comfortable expecting more help from relatives, researchers say

8/17/2016
Child Abuse May Shorten Some Women's Lives

Extreme stress may affect the way the body's cells function

8/15/2016
Granddaddy of Sharks May Live to 400

Scientists used carbon-14 dating to establish Greenland shark as oldest vertebrate on Earth

7/27/2016
Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: Study

Increases in fitness levels were associated with greater longevity

7/27/2016
Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives

Those with this pattern were more likely to live past 90, study suggests

7/27/2016
Exercise and Mortality

How dangerous is it really to be a couch potato?