World’s-oldest person dies

The oldest-known person in the world, Kane Tanaka of Japan, has died at the age of 119. Host Marco Werman discusses her longevity and the lives of other supercentenarians with Thomas Perls, a professor at Boston University School of Medicine and founder of the New England Centenarian Study.

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Age Later: Health Span, Life Span, and the New Age of Longevity

by Nlr Barzilai,MD

In Age Later, Dr. Barzilai reveals the secrets his team has unlocked about SuperAgers and the scientific discoveries that show we can mimic some of their natural resistance to the aging process. This eye-opening and inspirational book will help you think of aging not as a certainty, but as a phenomenon like many other diseases and misfortunes