Why do some of us, like David Attenborough, live to 90? It’s not luck

David Attenborough is wrong (a sentence I thought was impossible to write). But when he told the Guardian earlier this week that the reason he had reached the age of 90 was down to luck, he was very wide of the mark. Of course, being Attenborough, he could not be completely mistaken, and he did put his finger on a defining feature of later life: inequality. “When you think, I have relatives and friends who…

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Why do some of us, like David Attenborough, live to 90? It’s not luck

David Attenborough is wrong (a sentence I thought was impossible to write). But when he told the Guardian earlier this week that the reason he had reached the age of 90 was down to luck, he was very wide of the mark. Of course, being Attenborough, he could not be completely mistaken, and he did put his finger on a defining feature of later life: inequality. “When you think, I have relatives and friends who…

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