Notable Quotable

September 10, 2007|By THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS

We used to think that the older someone gets, the sicker he becomes. But we now know that the older someone gets, the healthier he's been. ... Centenarians have managed to delay or escape the serious diseases."

- THOMAS PERLS, a professor at Boston University Medical School, explaining the findings of a medical study he directed that carefully examined more than 1,000 Americans who have reached age 100

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