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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.

2012-04-09 13:30:54

Major life decisions such as marriage, divorce, abortion, having a child and attending university may be subconsciously influenced by how long people believe they will live.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.