Mortality

10.12.19

Of COURSE Having a Dog Helps You Live Longer!!!

In six studies published between 1950 and 2019, dog ownership was associated with a 24 percent risk reduction for death.

6.14.19

People in Their Twenties Are Already Planning Their Funerals

According to a recent survey, millennials are more prepared than any other age group for our inevitable return to the earth.

5.28.19

This Photographer Captures the Fragile Lives of Former ‘Goddesses’ in Nepal

Maria Contreras Coll went behind the scenes of one of the most criticised religious traditions in the world, to tell a story of the enduring power of young girls in Nepal.

2.10.18

These Bats Don't Seem to Die of Old Age—Can They Help Extend the Human Lifespan?

Unlike in humans, the telomeres of long-lived bats do not appear to shrink with age.

11.21.17

Dog Owners Live Longer, Are Better People

Turns out companionship (and walking) is good for your heart.

2.23.17

Japan Won't Be the World Aging Champion Much Longer

A new contender emerges on the world stage—and it's not the US.

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