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10-Second Balance Test May Predict How Many More Years a Person Has Left to Live

Inside Edition discusses a new study suggesting that people who can stand on one leg for 10 second may live longer than those who cannot and Jordan D. Metzl, MD, sports medicine physician at HSS, weighs in on the results.

Dr. Metzl explained, “The idea of balance is, it’s a functional test. Meaning, how have you been taking care of your body? How strong are you? How much have you been exercising and moving? Are you overweight? Are you fatiguing easily?”

Watch the full segment at Insideedition.com.