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This Is Life at 400

Ballooning life expectancies are upending age-old definitions of life stages.

The Man Who Blamed Aging on His Intestines

The productive, bizarre career of Nobel laureate and early aging researcher Elie Metchnikoff.

The Man Who Would Tame Cancer

Patrick Soon-Shiong is opening a new front in the war on the deadly disease.

Why Living in a Poor Neighborhood Can Make You Fat

The sheer stress of an environment contributes to obesity and diabetes.

Invisible Patients: A Caregiver’s Story

Dementia takes a toll on caregivers, too.

The Curse That Shoes Can Break

The tragic story of the simple solution to one of the world’s most neglected diseases.

When Stress Comes with Your Mother’s Milk

Stress hormones in breast milk may help prepare us for a turbulent world.

How to Unlearn a Disease

Medicine’s latest cure is forgetting you’re sick.