Dr. Bortz' weekly Huffington Post column
Dr. Bortz's column, Dare to Be 100, appears weekly in The Huffington Post. The column addresses the subject of healthy aging including topics such as Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, finance, life expectancy, nutrition and exercise.
Dare to Be 100 also takes a close look at comparing, dissecting and explaining clinical trials. Dr. Bortz has designed the column to be informative and thought provoking, and to challenge readers to rethink what they were trained to believe about the aging process.
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D., is recognized as one of the forefront scientific leaders on the subject of aging and longevity. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, and a graduate of Williams College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Bortz' research focuses on the importance of physical exercise in the aging process. Dr. Bortz has published over 130 medical articles, authored several books and serves on the board of a number of medical and geriatric societies. For over 43 years, the 85-year-old has been running marathons annually.