This Week’s Headlines: Lauren Conrad Announces Pregnancy, Indonesian Man Celebrates 146th Birthday, and Study Says Sauna Bathing Can Prevent Dementia

Lauren Conrad announces pregnancy. The former star of MTV’s “Laguna Beach” and “The Hills” celebrated the start of a new year by sharing some good news with her Instagram following. On Monday, the 30-year-old celebrity posted a photo of her sonogram with a note: “I have a feeling 2017 is going to be the best year yet.” Lauren Conrad and husband, William Tell who were married in September 2014, will welcome their first child together this year. Planning to conceive and want to clean up your diet in preparation? Try eating more of these superfoods. (USATODAY)

 Oldest man in the world celebrates his 146th birthday. When it comes to longevity, Mbah Gotho, who was born in 1870, is clearly doing something right. Since he has outlived his 10 siblings, four wives, and children, he had his grandchildren gathered around to celebrate his recent birthday. This Indonesian man, from the Central Java province, gives credit to patience when asked how he has managed to live for this long. Back in 1992, he claims to have started readying himself for death by having a gravestone made, but over two decades later he is still going strong. Want to learn more about living a long and healthy life? Check out Dr. Oz’s longevity checklist. (INDEPENDENT)

Sauna visits may lower dementia risk in men. At the University of Eastern Finland, researchers have found that men who visit the sauna 4-7 times a week had a significant 66% less chance of developing dementia, in relation to the men studied who took sauna baths once a week. Following 20 years of research, this study uncovers a fascinating new glimpse into potential dementia prevention. These 10 foods can help stave off Alzheimer’s as well. (TECHTIMES)