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More and more people living to be 100 or older

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Men's Health recently released an article with tips to keep from aging "too fast".

They suggest listening to head phones at half volume to prevent hearing loss, and maintaining a healthy weight to delay joint pain.

This Sunday, the Wisconsin State Journal will feature a piece about a group of people that aren't aging too fast..

But have been aging for a long time, as an increasing number of people are living to be 100 years or older.

State Journal Reporter Doug Erickson sat down and talked with 8 local centenarian's to find out how they've lived such long, healthy lives.

He found that they all had something in common, each had at least one other family member that also lived a very long time, and they all made healthy lifestyle choices, such as eating healthy, staying active and not smoking.

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