Making it to a 100 years old is no easy feat, and as a society, we're lucky that those folks are still with us to share their stories and wisdom with us. But how does one make it that far? Some say it's exercise, others credit a healthy diet. But for Ada Daniel, who lived to be 108 years old, the secret to a long life is to have dogs instead of children.
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Hollywood and the fashion industry are both known for emphasizing youth. However, over the years, more and more celebrities are coming forward about embracing their older bodies and aging naturally. As fashion designer Vera Wang celebrated her 74th birthday, she shares her perspective on getting older and some of her top tips for feeling her best. Wang's youthful appearance has frequently been praised online.
Despite leaps and bounds in the past century, neuroscience remains both fascinated and challenged by the mystery of sleep.
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Using genetic-engineering technology, Israel's Hadassah University Medical Center has developed a successful way to treat a deadly blood cancer. They've recently announced a 90% success rate in treating patients with multiple myeloma cancer. This is an incredible achievement, given that multiple myeloma is considered an incurable cancer. The experimental treatment was developed over the past few years at the Jerusalem hospital's bone-marrow transplant and immunotherapy department. It involves using Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapy (CAR-T).
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Peanut allergies are at the very least inconvenient and at the worst deadly. Over 4.6 million adults in the U.S.
One of the many advantages of getting older is the prospect of retirement. Relaxing after years of hard work sounds well-deserved, and being able to take advantage of decades of savings sounds tranquil. But when, exactly, should you retire? The typical age ranges across the globe from the early to late 60s, and with life expectancy ranging upwards to the mid-80s worldwide, it makes sense to relish in many years of not working.
Many experts say to go outside and take in some sunshine (with appropriate sunscreen) for your health.