Today in history
Fountain of Youth
Oct 25, 2013 at 7:30 AM
50 years ago, 1963: Drought conditions aggravated by hot autumn weather parched areas in at least 16 states from Texas to New Hampshire, drying up pastures and water sources and posing a fire threat in tinder-dry woodlands.
25 years ago, 1988: The overall life expectancy of American men could rise to 87 years by the year 2040, while the average American woman could live to 92 years during the same period, a new study suggested.
10 years ago, 2003: The dietary establishment long argued it's impossible, but a new study offered intriguing evidence for the idea that people on low-carbohydrate diets could actually eat more and still lose weight.