Walter M. Bortz II
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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.

Dr. Bortz Blog on Huffington Post

DARE TO BE 100. ARTHRITIS TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE OF A GOOD THING - This morning NPR Morning Edition featured a headline “6000 year old knee joints suggest osteoarthritis isn’t just wear and ...

DARE TO BE 100. AGING RULES - August 8, 2017 AGING RULES For a number of years I have been interested in the cohort managed by the Gerontology Research ...

DARE TO BE 100. BIG BET - Huffington Blog DARE TO BE 100 August 2, 2017 A BIG BET In 1991 I wrote a book titled “WE LIVE TOO SHORT AND DIE TOO LONG ...

Several of Dr. Borz's books, including Dare to Be 100, are available through the Store.

Dare to be 100
"...easy to read, easy to follow...should be everyone's guide to growing older." --Jack LaLanne
"I was riveted to Dare to Be 100...It's a splendid book." --Erica Jong
"...the most thorough examination I've seen of all we can do to live a long and fulfilling life." --Dean S. Edell, MD

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