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    Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    A young, trim farmer with four or more children: According to a new study, that's the ideal profile for American men hoping to reach 100 years of age.


    "We were surprised that having more than three children is beneficial to longevity -- based on previous studies by other authors, and common sense, quite the opposite could be expected," said study co-author Leonid Gavrilov, who conducted the study with his wife, Natalia Gavrilova, both of the University of Chicago's Center on Aging.

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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    "We were surprised that having more than three children is beneficial to longevity
    I'm not married and don't have kids. I guess I should expect to check out early???


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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    Two is the limit for me. Maybe the act of trying to get more children helps with longevity as well?



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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    hmmm, my grandfather had 9 kids, and only lived into his mid 70s. I guess he would be considered an "outlier" in this study...


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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    I've got four kids... Wooohooo!!! Now I can ramp up the smoking and drinking to balance things out!



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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    I am pretty sure Fisher Price and Pampers sponsored this study.



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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    Quote Originally Posted by cys_av8r View Post
    I am pretty sure Fisher Price and Pampers sponsored this study.
    Pat Robertson and James Dobson probably also had a say in things as well.....


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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    SWEET! Let's do our part to overpopulate the world!!!


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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    I'm not married and don't have kids. I guess I should expect to check out early???
    Better get on the stick. I think you can fix this problem. Just marry into a foursome family. Move back the sands of time.


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    Re: Having Lots of Kids Helps to Live Longer

    Quote Originally Posted by Bryceman View Post
    time.
    It's taking me awhile to get a handle on the emotional state that you are trying to convey with that combination of smileys...


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