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Law’s Sharona Hoffman refutes the argument that aging is a disease

Is aging a disease or a natural process?

Professor Sharona Hoffman

ElementalSharona Hoffman, the Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law and co-director of the Law-Medicine Center, disputed assertions that aging is a disease or a tragedy. ​​“Aging is a natural part of life for those who are lucky enough to live a long time,” she said. “Aging should not be considered a disease in and of itself.”