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Centenarian DNA Will Be Used to Unlock Medical Mysteries

Centenarian DNA Will Be Used to Unlock Medical Mysteries

By American Society on Aging on September 26, 2012

Life expectancy has increased for Americans from 49 in 1900 to 78 in 2010, and there are now 53,000 centenarians living among us. September 22 is National Centenarian Day, and ASA salutes these individuals who defy life expectancy projections by 20 years.

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