Does Human Life Span Really Have a Limit?

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The limits of human existence might not be as limited as we have long thought. A person’s risk of death slows and even plateaus above age 105, a new study reports, challenging previous research saying there’s a cutoff point past which the human life span cannot extend. Longevity…

'Superbugs' Found in Vast Majority of U.S. Supermarket Meat

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 80 percent of meat in U.S. supermarkets contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to the Environmental Working Group, a non-profit environmental research organization. The bacteria — often called “superbugs” — were resistant to at least one of 14 antibiotics tested for in 2015 by the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring…

Just 1 in 4 Americans Gets Enough Exercise

THURSDAY, June 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Three-quarters of Americans are falling far short when it comes to exercise, and the South and Midwest bear the dubious distinction of having the most couch potatoes, a new government report shows. Only about one in four adults (23 percent) meets minimum federal guidelines for physical activity, according…