Tag: Dr. Kara Davis

Retiring to Death

As one’s hair grays and withers away, the question becomes ever more common. “So, what’s your retirement plan?” In my estimation, others ask this with the unspoken assumption: “What are you going to do once you can sit around all day and no nothing?” Bad question. A better alternative: “If I stop doing what I’m…
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Optimism Affects Your Health

Time magazine’s recent cover story on health pictured a wide-eyed infant next to the headline: “This baby could live to be 142 years old.” The feature touched off such discussions as one raising the question: is it a good idea to live that long? Most of the cover package stories detailed research into aging and…
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