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10 Most Absurd Fad Diets

People will go to crazy extremes to try to get slim. Would you ingest a parasite to fit into your skinny jeans?


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They're living longer, love independence … and aren't buying health insurance. But that's not decreasing a need for assistance later in life with things like bathing, walking or eating. We'll look at five ways baby boomers are changing long-term health care.

What is the activity theory of aging?

It seems to make sense that if we're involved in activities we enjoy, we'll live a longer, healthier life, right? A study known as the activity theory of aging set out to prove just that.

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