Tag Archives: Life

Does Body Size Size Affect Life Span?

A person’s body size may influence whether he or she lives to the ripe old age of 90. But height and weight is far more likely to play a role in a woman’s life span than a man’s, suggest new findings published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, reports BMJ. For the study,… Read More »

This Guy Got Sober, Had a 40-Pound Weight Loss Transformation, and Changed His Life

Bryant Mettler, 46, turned around a drinking problem, dropped more than 40 pounds, and changed his life. Here, Mettler—who is now sober—shares his incredible transformation story. I played soccer and basketball in high school, but I gave up organized sports in college, after my now-wife and I had a daughter at the age of 19.… Read More »

China could lift life expectancy by nearly three years if it meets WHO smog standards: study

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according a new study from a U.S. research group. FILE PHOTO – A chimney is seen in front of residential buildings during a polluted day in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province,… Read More »