The real art of living longer should begin in childhood

Now, here’s an interesting one. A rich cultural life helps you live longer. I’m not surprised. I’ve always believed in theatre as enriching for all ages. I remember often taking my grandchildren to the theatre, ballet, museums, singalongs and someone … Read More

A simple act of kindness can be the best medicine

Back when I was an aspiring medical student, I was asked what was the most important thing I could give a patient. “Care and kindness”, I said. My reply wasn’t greeted with enthusiasm. Didn’t I think the latest high-tech treatments … Read More