St. Louis on the Air
Tue July 9, 2013
Medical Advice For Living A Lengthier And Happier Life
Modern medical science has brought us closer than ever to the so-called Fountain of Youth. Advances in our understanding of what it takes to live a lengthier and happier life have allowed us to do just that.
Host Don Marsh talked with Dr. John Morley, Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at Saint Louis University.
Among other things, they discussed work Morley recently authored about everyone older than seventy getting screened for frailty, a problem that affects between 5 and 10 percent of those in that age group.
Marsh and Morley also talked about the increase of men who use hormone supplements to help them feel younger. Morley argues that exercise and getting enough sunlight and protein is a better option than using supplements.
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