Longevity In The News: Dog Days of Summer Edition

A few things in the news and my Google Reader that caught my eye this week:
  1. 10 Ways To Help Chill Stress Quickly - "Stress is like having ticking time bomb inside of you... so consider getting it out." A nice list from The Centenarian to remember when we get too worked up with life.

  2. Not Sure I Want to Join the 'Super Old' - "Centenarians are usually more practical than idealistic, something that makes a huge amount of sense to me. Hoping for the best isn't nearly as health-promoting as learning to live with what you're dealt."

  3. Centenarians: Living to Be 100 Years Young! - "If you rest, you rust." Words of wisdom that I deeply believe.

Leading Causes of Death

Heart Disease is easily the leading cause of death in America. One of the major contributors to heart disease is cholesterol. See the following posts for more on lowering your risk for heart disease:

How To Lower LDL Cholesterol Levels Naturally

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