Sonia Borgert and Cathy Law photo

Sonia Borgert and Cathy Law, co-organizers, sport T-shirt invitations to the Immune Boosters conference.

KAMIAH — When young athletes tragically drop dead on the field and chain smokers successfully resist a flu outbreak one can’t help but wonder, “What difference do lifestyle choices make?”

In her article, “Genes Vs Lifestyle: Which Matters More for Health?,” Barbara Brody acknowledged that a trio of factors seem to determine the destiny of vibrant living into a ripe age: Genes (inherited features), lifestyle (how one lives), and environmental factors (your surroundings).