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Daily Steps May Mean Longer Life For Older Women

Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles might still live longer than their less active counterparts

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Can having a purpose life extend your life?

People who have a higher sense of purpose in life are at lower risk of death and cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. “Possessing a high sense of purpose in life is associated with a reduced risk for mortality and cardiovascular events,” according to the study by Drs. Randy Cohen and Alan Rozanski and […]

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Why don’t men live as long as women?

Across the entire world, women can expect to live longer than men. But why does this occur, and was this always the case?

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Life purpose may improve aging brain

Having a strong sense that your life has meaning and direction may make you less likely to develop areas of brain damage caused by blockages in blood flow as you age.

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