Weir cited in story on why overall health may be lower among boomers than their parents
"Baby Boomers Appear to Be Less Healthy Than Parents" - Washington Post. 4/20/2007.
As the first wave of baby boomers edges toward retirement, a growing body of evidence suggests that they may be the first generation to enter their golden years in worse health than their parents. While not definitive, the data sketch a startlingly different picture than the popular image of health-obsessed workout fanatics who know their antioxidants from their trans fats and look 10 years younger than their age.