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2008-07-30 09:01:27

Eons.com, the largest social network for boomers, today announced the results of its second annual State of Longevity Report revealing which states rank in the top 10 for boomer life expectancy. Hawaii and Colorado top the list this year with the highest average calculated age of 92.15.

2008-06-23 00:00:25

By MARY NEVANS-PEDERSON AARP's 'recipe for living a long healthy life' 3 Don't smoke: your chances of getting some cancers will decrease and your blood circulation level will increase. 3 Limit alcohol intake to one drink daily for women and two for men.

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2008-04-05 09:05:00

The low rate of heart disease in France, despite its rich diet, is the French paradox which has puzzled medical researchers for decades. US scientists have suggested the explanation could be the French habit of eating everything, but less of it.

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2008-03-04 12:07:57

Mutations in genes governing an important cell-signaling pathway influence human longevity, scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have found.

2006-08-10 07:29:11

BOSTON (Reuters) - Faith and spirituality were cited most often by people over the age of 100 as the source of their longevity, according to a survey sponsored by a unit of UnitedHealth Group.

2006-08-10 00:10:12

BOSTON (Reuters) - Faith and spirituality were cited most often by people over the age of 100 as the source of their longevity, according to a survey sponsored by a unit of UnitedHealth Group.

2006-06-23 16:39:15

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People are more likely to see their 100th birthday, research hints, if they were born to young mothers.

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2006-04-18 12:45:00

Society's oldest members are most likely to be born to its youngest mothers, new research suggests.

2005-09-13 03:13:23

TOKYO (Reuters) - More than 25,000 Japanese will be aged over 100 by the end of the month, compared with just 153 four decades ago, the government said on Tuesday, in a striking illustration of the speed at which the country is aging.


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