Living forever is within our grasp

'Breathing is really bad for you'

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  • Lifestyle choices don’t affect longevity as much as some think.
  • Living longer is a side effect of improved health.
  • Everyone wants to live longer disease-free, but medical research needs funding in order to accomplish that, according to Dr. Aubrey de Grey.

SAN FRANCISCO — If people manage to figure out how to live forever, there will be a lot more houses to sell, Inman Publisher Brad Inman said at Inman Connect today.

But it was freedom from illness that was the focus of Inman’s conversation with Dr. Aubrey de Grey, chief science officer of regenerative medicine nonprofit SENS Research Foundation.

Email Andrea V. Brambila.