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The longevity project : surprising discoveries for health and long life from the landmark eight-decade study / Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin.

Friedman, Howard S. (Author). Martin, Leslie R. (Author). Pratt, Sean. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781596597341 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1596597348 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Rego Park, NY] : Gildan Media Corp, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 8:26:26.
Formatted Contents Note:
Personality and long life: Who stays well? -- Long live the prudent and persistent -- Friendly and convivial: Healthy or trivial? -- Happiness and health? A cheery conundrum -- Catastrophic thinking: The fates of Chicken Littles -- Childhood and school days: Head start, early finish -- Parental divorce: Some were resilient -- Running for their lives: Jocks vs. nerds -- To sickness or to health? Love, marriage, and divorce -- Careers, success, and satisfaction: Thriving and surviving -- Long life meets the afterlife: Religion and health -- Confidants, networks, and the power of social life -- The gender gap in long life -- The toll of war and trauma: Why some thrive -- Individual paths to health and long life ( and why we won't take polypills) -- Long life and public health: Looking ahead to what society should do.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Sean Pratt.
Summary, etc.:
We have been told that the key to longevity involves obsessing over what we eat, how much we stress, and how fast we run. Based on the most extensive study of longevity ever conducted, "The Longevity Project" exposes what really impacts our lifespan--including friends, family, personality, and work.
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 121316 KB; MP3 file size: 237786 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Longevity.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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