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Longevity: Is the Secret in Your Lifestyle or Your Genes?

DID YOU KNOW that the Greenland shark can live to be 400 years old? Or that some mayfly species survive for only 5 minutes? Today we turn to the role genetics play in determining life expectancy. Our question today: What are the relative contributions of lifestyle and genetics in determining our life expectancy?

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Michael Hunter, MD

Michael Hunter, MD

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I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com