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Quiz: How to be a healthy old man, circa 1750
The British Library is reissuing "The Old Man's Guide to Health and Longer Life" by 18th-century physician John Hill. In his age, old men lived into their 70s — some with the benefit of still-sensible advice, some despite the recommendations of the time. See if you can guess how an old man was told to stay healthy, 1750s style.
By Carolyn Kellogg
June 25, 2013