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Genetics play a smaller role in aging than we thought

Posted at 6:31 AM, Nov 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-08 08:33:21-05

Don't expect to live a long time... just because your relatives do.

A new study in the journal "Genetics" says genetics are just 10-percent of the equation.

Researchers studied more than 439-million peoples' information.

They found lifestyle is the biggest factor: things like how we eat, how much we exercise, or even whether we're hit by a car.