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Eternity Soup

February 8, 2010


old-man-longevity

Hour 2

Americans are desperate to live forever. We spend millions each year trying to postpone the inevitable. But is any of it paying off?  Journalist GREG CRITSER reports in this new book Eternity Soup: Inside the Quest to End Aging, that by 2050 there will be over a million Americans over the age of 100. This hour, we’ll talk to Critser about the science and pseudo-science behind extending life – from hormone cocktails to Calorie Restriction Societies.
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