GEORGE MORRIS PIERSOL, M.D., F.A.C.P.; EDWARD LEROY BORTZ, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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II. Introduction 964
III. The Increase in Life Expectancy 965
IV. Accidents and Longevity 966
V. Communicable Diseases, Infections and Longevity 966
VI. The Degenerative Disorders 967
VII. Metabolic Disorders and the Aging Process 968
a. Arteriosclerosis 968
VIII. Nutrition and Longevity 969
IX. Normal and Abnormal Growth
a. A Consideration of the Nature of Cancer 970
X. Rejuvenescence 972
XI. Industry and Forty-Phobia 972
XII. The Retirement Problem 974
XIII. Social Implications of Longer Life 975
XIV. Bibliography 976
"Now that the average length of human life is increased and there are more and
PIERSOL GM, BORTZ EL. THE AGING PROCESS: A MEDICAL-SOCIAL PROBLEM1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:964–977. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-7-964
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;12(7):964-977.
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