Author Topic: Who Knew? Me! Study Says DNA, Not Lifestyle, is Key to Longevity  (Read 832 times)

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Re: Who Knew? Me! Study Says DNA, Not Lifestyle, is Key to Longevity
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2011, 11:39:15 PM »
Two words:  Jim Fixx

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Re: Who Knew? Me! Study Says DNA, Not Lifestyle, is Key to Longevity
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2011, 11:42:02 PM »
Yes, I remember him.  He was a pioneer in the hogging world.

Died grabbing his chest with his Nikes on.
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Re: Who Knew? Me! Study Says DNA, Not Lifestyle, is Key to Longevity
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2011, 03:59:32 AM »
Two words:  Jim Fixx
Correct, but if detected he might have been treated and lived longer.

On the other side of things, it is easy to shorten one's life by harmful lifestyle choices; drinking, smoking, drugs.
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