DailyDirt: Correlations With Living Longer

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Lots of people say they'd like to live longer. So longevity has been studied extensively, and a vast number of correlations have been found. The list literally goes on and on and on. This doesn't mean anyone has discovered the cure for death, and these correlations often have no causation logic behind them whatsoever. Drink a glass of wine every day, eat no meat, restrict your calories drastically, and read some of these other correlations. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

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    JoeCool (profile), 23 Jul 2014 @ 3:12pm

    Height and longevity

    FTFA: "Even if a couple of extra inches of height will increase your standing in the community, your IQ, and even your lifetime income, does that justify trading in years of your life?"

    When those extra years are spent in constant pain and misery, wearing diapers and taking twenty pills a day while living in a nursing home, I'd have to say yes, it DOES justify trading those years for living better during the period you can best appreciate the benefits.

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