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Is a strong grip a good indicator of how long you'll live?


Medical researchers have spent a lot of time trying to figure out ways to predict how long a person will live. One recent study found a surprising indicator of mortality: the strength of a person's grip. This week on WRVO's health and wellness show Take Care, hosts Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen speak with the author of the study, Doctor Darryl Leong, a cardiologist from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.

That was Cardiology Professor Doctor Darryl Leong speaking with Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen. More of this interview can be heard on Take Care, WRVO's health and wellness show, Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m. and Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. Ssupport for this story comes from the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York.