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. IT'S NOT TIME YET - Huffington Blog DARE TO BE 100 JUNE 27,2017 IT’S NOT TIME YET One of the treasures of being a geriatrician is a letter that ...

DARE TO BE 100 UNAWARE - Huffington blog DARE TO BE 100 June 20, 2017 UNAWARE And you thought that not much was going on. Every person on earth is ...

Dare to be 100: The Last Thin Person - My attention was caught by an article in the June 12, 2017 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Its title was “Health ...

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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