A Gene For Longevity? Think Jaws Instead

Every time I see a study about longevity, I can't help but to chuckle inside. We've been searching forever for the fountain of youth, and characterizing genes that determine how long you'll live is just another high-tech version of our quest. The New York Times reported on a study out of Boston University that found […]

The Facts About Anti-Aging: Science or Scam?

  September for those of you who weren’t aware is Healthy Aging Month. This brings to mind my father who just turned 77 this August even though my wife says that he looks like he’s 10 years younger. Everyone who knows him agrees. But the funny thing is my father is the antithesis of what […]

What’s Your Real Age?

A recent story in the New York Times describes Dr. Mehmet Oz’s online quiz that calculates your "real" age based on a series of health and lifestyle questions. The slant on the article was to bring up the fact that major pharmaceutical companies were using this data to market to people who use this service, […]

New Age Dawning: Breathe Well, Sleep Well, Age Well

Sleep May Not Be the Number One Factor In staying Young and Healthy “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” This short proverb can be traced as far back as 1496, and even earlier if you count all its variations. It seems that people have always understood the necessity […]