Walking Speed Predicts Who Will Live Longer

Edward Gerjouy can walk briskly on an inclined treadmill for more than half an hour without too much trouble. This wouldn't be so remarkable, but for the fact that he is 92 years old. A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) demonstrates that seniors like Gerjouy who can still hoof it at a relatively speedy pace have a good chance of living to an even riper old age. When researchers at the University of Pittsburgh pooled the data from nine large studies that involved...Full Story
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