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Doctor Lives to 97 With 7 Healthy Habits

Sunday, 15 April 2012 09:51 PM

Dr. Lester Breslow lived to age 97 by practicing seven healthy habits. The public health leader died Monday, but not before personally proving his long-held belief that people can extend their lives by changing their lifestyle.
To live longer, he recommended that people adopt seven healthy habits: do not smoke, drink in moderation, sleep seven to eight hours, exercise at least moderately, eat regular meals, maintain a moderate weight, and eat breakfast.
"He changed the way we thought of public health," said Dr. Linda Rosenstock, dean of the Fielding School of Public Health, a position that was held by Dr. Breslow. His message, she told the New York Times, was that "the root causes of our health problems are broader than our own biology."
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