May 10, 2002
Sorry, Mom

A new study says that having sons shortened the life span of Finnish mothers by about 34 weeks per son. Daughters nurtured to adulthood helped prolong mothers' lives.

OK, Mom. I promise. I'll take my vitamins, I won't read in the dark, and I'll always bring a sweater with me. Does that help?

Posted by Charles Kuffner on May 10, 2002 to Society and cultcha