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The Wrinkly, Decrepit History of the Geezer Buddy Comedy

In the early 1970s, Neil Simon was revisiting several ideas for plays that he had started only to abandon. One of them seemed to have…

The Key to Aging Gracefully Is to Stop Worrying About Aging Gracefully

“Everyone is getting older,” Alan Castel, a professor of psychology at UCLA, tells me when I call to talk about his new book, Better with…

The Ever-Growing Reality That We Might Be Able to Live Forever

Would you like to live forever? Sooner rather than later, this may be a question you’ll need to answer. Truly. Because it’ll be an option…

Fentanyl Is Exploding — And Heroin Addicts Are Becoming Reliant on a Nasal Spray to Reverse ODs

Back in August, singer Demi Lovato’s friends reportedly revived her with Narcan, the pricey brand-name nasal inhalant version of naloxone, a drug that reverses opioid…