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Case: End-of-Life Care (01:56)

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A panel of healthcare experts receives information about 94-year-old Vera who wants to discuss care for her 80-year-old brother.

Life Expectancy of Men and Women (02:55)

Approximately 85% of centenarians are women. Healthcare experts discuss the average life span of men and women and consider the relevancy of chromosomes and improved healthcare.

Common Causes of Death in Males (01:51)

Healthcare experts discuss heart disease, cancer, cerebrovascular disease, lung disease, accidents, and diabetes in men.

Healthy 83-Year-Old Man (02:31)

John Keston runs to manage his blood pressure. He discusses his lifestyle and family history. Healthcare experts discuss statistics related to lifestyle and longevity.

Winning the Evolutionary Game (03:11)

Healthcare experts discuss the male psyche involving longevity and the implications of women having children after the age of 40.

Iron and Aging (01:15)

Healthcare experts discuss the role of iron and menstruation in longevity.

Environment and Aging (03:13)

Healthcare experts receive information about how Vera's husbands died. They discuss the interplay of behavior, genetics, and the environment on longevity.

Women & Healthcare (02:38)

Healthcare experts discuss the integration of women into the healthcare system, women in the workforce, and factors that contribute to centenarianism and male longevity.

Fitness and Aging (01:29)

Healthcare experts discuss the results of a centenarian study. Dr. Peter Salgo summarizes the panel discussion to this point.

Ethically Aging (02:23)

Healthcare experts consider actively trying to extend longevity and the importance of friends. Dr. Thomas Perls provides an overview of the centenarian study.

Longevity Review (01:21)

John Keston considers the factors that have allowed him to live a long life. Dr. Peter Salgo summarizes the panel discussion.

Credits: Men’s Health: Why Men Die Younger: Second Opinion—Taking Charge of Your Health Care (00:59)

Credits: Men’s Health: Why Men Die Younger: Second Opinion—Taking Charge of Your Health Care

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Biological, social, and behavioral issues are just a few factors that play a role in why women live longer than men. Experts take an in-depth look at why men die at a younger age than women. (27 minutes)

Length: 27 minutes

Item#: BVL55301

ISBN: 978-0-81609-075-4

Copyright date: ©2008

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