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8 Musicians Who Are Still Rocking After 50

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr was a quiet creative force in the Beatles. The second song he ever wrote was “Octopus’s Garden,” which George Harrison called “cosmic” and has been performed several times by the Muppets. At age 74, he has spent the past 25 years touring and playing music with no less than twelve variations of …

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8 Ways for Seniors to Protect Their Skin While Enjoying the Summer

The summer is meant to be enjoyed in all its splendor, with long, gorgeous days of beautiful and sunny weather. However, we don’t have the ozone layer protecting us from the sun as much as we used to, and the sun’s power can do more damage than ever before. In particular, seniors’ skin is more …

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What Do Rock Stars Think of Getting Older?

Rock stars, of any group of musicians, are revered for their seemingly Peter Pan-like ability to stay young forever. No matter what they did in their youth — and some of them partied way too much — these rock stars stay young in our minds because we grew up with them. We saw them when …

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Have Scientists Pinpointed The Gene Responsible For Weight Gain and Aging?

Scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center (USDA HNRCA) on Aging at Tufts University and Yale University School of Medicine appear to have discovered a gene responsible for causing weight gain, where the removal of it seems to do the opposite: decreases fat and aging. This gene, called FAT10, plays …

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