'Retail Therapy' Might Really Work

Daily shopping prolonged survival among elders by 27%, say Taiwanese researchers

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"My own father, now age 95, like to spend two days a week walking around a local grocery store -- he must put in a mile each day. The walking does him wonders, and he spends a few bucks just for the fun of it," Olshansky said.

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