Medicine: The 150-Year-Old Man

The average American man today can expect to live to be 68; but some doctors think he should live to 150. The lower animals do much better than man. Said Dr. Edward L. Bortz, president of the American Medical Association, last week: a dog is full-grown at two years, lives to an average twelve; a cat is full-grown at ij, lives to ten; a horse, full-grown at four, reaches 25. Reasoned Dr. Bortz: "If a man is physically mature at 25, then he should have an average normal life span of 150 years."

One of the reasons man does not live a...

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