Tag Archives: Longer

Why Black Americans Are Living Longer With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord and is more common among whites than Black people. Now, new findings published in the journal Neurology reveal that African American patients with ALS are more likely to live longer than white… Read More »

Exercise Is Key to Longer Life

Results from a new study, shared in this short video, demonstrate the importance of exercise and movement to your health. Exercise may be one of the best preventive strategies against common chronic ailments, including heart disease and diabetes. The more time you spend sitting, the shorter your life expectancy,1 thanks to the negative impact on… Read More »