Your genetic makeup may not have much impact on how long you live.
The less wealthy are more likely to become disabled or die early, new analysis finds
Certain behaviors, many associated with various genes, were linked to longevity in large study
Doctors must start treating addiction, expert says
Rise in life expectancy limited by drug-poisoning deaths, new study finds.
Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds
Study found link between two; researchers point to poverty, lack of health insurance, unhealthy lifestyles
But researchers stress too much alcohol can increase risk of early death
Social isolation tied to increased risk for premature death, research suggests
Study suggests that even when people weren't really more sedentary, their risk of early death rose
A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier
Drinking 3 or more cups of coffee a day may lower the risk of death, study finds.
Study found association between prolonged use of certain drugs and increased risk of early death
Lifestyle choices may explain why gifted kids tend to outlive their peers, study suggests
Maybe, says biologist, especially if technology and medicine keep improving
Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds
U.S. counties where cardiovascular death rates are high or low sometimes sit side-by-side, study finds