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Microlives Concept Illuminates Link Between Lifestyle And Longevity
2012-12-18 11:41:42

While overindulgence is an inescapable part of the holiday season, a new study uses a concept called "microlives" to explain how those gluttonous indiscretions can shave hours off of your life expectancy.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.