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    We all know about the dangers that UV rays pose when it comes to our skin: skin cancer, premature aging, wrinkles. But many people don't think about the harm that sun exposure can have on their eyes.For skiers, runners and anyone who spends time outside, sunglasses are a must,...
    I have noticed that when I'm with younger people they seem to treat me as more or less equal. It opens a possibility of a conversation, a moment in which I can learn from the other person. I have also noticed that on rare occasions, I pull out the...
    Metformin may extend life. Cheap, seemingly safe, and the billionaires of Silicon Valley have been rumored to take it. But should you? To find out why someone would take a diabetes medication for longevity, I asked our go-to PhD scientist, Mike James for the facts. What does metformin do? In diabetics,...
    The focus on living longer and reducing aging has been with us humans since the day we started walking the earth. Vitamins, elixirs, charms and all manner of strange practices have claimed to slow or reverse the aging process and prevent age-related diseases.But so far, most of them are...
    longevity lessons from a dancer This week we are asking Drea Sobke, dancer and pilates expert about the remarkable increase in career longevity of dancers. Wendy Whelan retired from the NY Ballet in her late 40s and now, at 51, has transitioned into modern dance. We were wondering if there were some useful...
    The band Queen asks “Who wants to live forever?” Good question, especially since more of us than ever before are likely to live beyond 100.Earlier this year, Scientific American made a bold claim: “There might be no natural limit to how long humans can live — at least not...
    Designing for Age By Kelly LaPlanteAs a designer with 20 years under my belt, I've fashioned hundreds of areas for people to sit, recline, repose or otherwise take a load off. So as I’ve come across study after study, calling sitting “the new smoking” I can’t help but think: “Yikes!...
    For billionaire philanthropist John Paul DeJoria, 74, longevity is all mental. He believes he'll live to between 125 and 150 years old — "Somewhere in there.""If when you were born, you told everyone they would live to 150 years old, you would live to that age," says John Paul....
    Treat Thanksgiving like a normal meal, except the great part, the part to really take in, your friends and family that you are with. It’s a time to remember how great it is to be alive, to the wonders of the world, to how lucky we all really are,...
    Years of surfing, skydiving and snowboarding – along with a work injury in her 30s – nearly put an end to Patti Sheaff's active lifestyle.“I was in serious pain for a while and had to stop surfing for a year,” says the 62-year-old veteran surfer. By doing Foundation Training...