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Will Your Baby Live To Be 100?

birthday_babyjpgNext time you drop your kid off at daycare, take a look around at all the diaper-clad rugrats:  over half of them will be blowing out birthday candles in the year 2109.

According to a study published today in the Lancet medical journal,  babies born today in well-to-do countries will regularly age to 100-plus.

Why?  Advances in medicine, both in detection and treatment of illnesses are the main factor.  Add to that the steady decline in smoking and you’ve got the makings of a huge geriatric community in the 22nd century.

Read the whole story here.

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