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The Longevity Project

Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Eight-Decade Study

by Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin

Hardcover, 248 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 |

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The Longevity Project
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Surprising Discoveries for Health and Long Life from the Eight-Decade Study
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Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin

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Presents a full-length report on a landmark study that challenges popular beliefs to identify the factors that actually influence the human lifespan, drawing on modern statistics to cite the benefits of such examples as singlehood and hard work.

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