Violence Significantly Alters Children's DNA, Causes Premature Aging
Early exposure to violence may alter children’s DNA to produce cellular changes equivalent to seven to ten years of premature aging, according to a new study.
By Christine Hsu - Medicaldaily.com - April 24, 2012
Lewis RichmondBuddhist writer and teacher
This March I turned 64 -- one year away from Medicare, two years away from Social Security. So there it is: I'm a baby boomer, a Buddhist, and one individual face to face with his own aging. But I'm not alone. Each day and every day for the next...
Neuroscience: How to Train the Aging Brain
By BARBARA STRAUCH
Published: December 29, 2009
. . . Brains in middle age, which, with increased life spans, now stretches from
the 40s to late 60s, also get more easily distracted. Start boiling water for
pasta, go answer the doorbell and whoosh...
I LOVE reading history, and the shelves in my living room are lined with fat, fact-filled books. There’s “The Hemingses of Monticello,” about the family of Thomas Jefferson’s slave mistress; there’s “House of Cards,” about the fall of Bear Stearns; there’s “Titan,” about John D. Rockefeller Sr...
George Carlin's Views on Aging
Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is
when we're kids? If you're less than 10 years old, you're so excited about
aging that you think in fractions.
"How old are you?" "I'm four and a half!" You're never thirty-six and a...