Live long and prosper

"People who sleep between six and seven hours per night were shown to live the longest."

"optimistic people had a 50% decreased risk of early death"

"high ejaculation frequency was related to decreased risk of total prostate cancer."

"Survival rates for heart-attack victims who had a pet have been shown to be 12% longer"

"population groups that suffer the worst health have the highest poverty rates and the least education."

"Middle-aged men who are long-term, heavy smokers face twice the risk of developing more aggressive forms of prostate cancer"

"men classified as having the highest level of anger in response to stress were over three times more likely to develop premature heart disease"

"certain types of beans (kidney, pinto, black) are among the best sources of antioxidants"

"pick a spouse whose grandparents are still alive"

"active people will do better, live longer"

"The higher you score on anger and hostility, the greater the likely hood you'll have a heart attack"

"stress kills more people than just about anything else"

"the most powerful healing tool for stress and prolonged life is meditation"

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