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Aging Americans work to keep dementia at bay with healthy eating and brain teasers

Aging Americans work to keep dementia at bay with healthy eating and brain teasers

Although an Alzheimer's diagnosis cannot be reversed, aging Americans can work to keep their mind sharp with puzzles, physical activity and social engagements.


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Aging Americans work to keep dementia at bay with healthy eating and brain teasers
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Aging Americans work to keep dementia at bay with healthy eating and brain teasers

Americans of all ages fear Alzheimer's. A recent study, released in May by Aegis Living, found that 72 percent of Millennials, 75 percent of ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 28, 2015 10:39 a.m. | Aging Americans work to keep dementia at bay with healthy eating and brain teasers Comments 0 Comments
How nap time can improve your mental health
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How nap time can improve your mental health

Searching for a reason to take a midday snooze? Look no further than a new study reporting naps increase a person's tolerance of frustration. » Read More
Posted: jul. 23, 2015 11:59 a.m. | How nap time can improve your mental health Comments 0 Comments
New treatments for endometriosis — a common, painful disease that causes infertility
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New treatments for endometriosis — a common, painful disease that causes infertility

Endometriosis: a painful disease that kills dreams. » Read More
Posted: jul. 23, 2015 11:59 a.m. | New treatments for endometriosis — a common, painful disease that causes infertility Comments 0 Comments
The importance of paying attention to a child's mental health
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The importance of paying attention to a child's mental health

The repercussions of mental health problems that begin in childhood will be felt long into adulthood, according to new research. » Read More
Posted: jul. 22, 2015 10:59 a.m. | The importance of paying attention to a child's mental health Comments 0 Comments
How nap time can improve your mental health
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How nap time can improve your mental health

Searching for a reason to take a midday snooze? Look no further than a new study reporting naps increase a person's tolerance of frustration. » Read More
Posted: jul. 17, 2015 8:29 a.m. | How nap time can improve your mental health Comments 0 Comments
Medical robot teaches autistic children how to read emotions, reduces pain in pediatric patients
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Medical robot teaches autistic children how to read emotions, reduces pain in pediatric patients

A robot is doing what parents and teacher of autistic kids often can't — narrowing the gap. "Medi" the medical robot can do a mean ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 17, 2015 7:59 a.m. | Medical robot teaches autistic children how to read emotions, reduces pain in pediatric patients Comments 0 Comments
How to take a wellness-centered vacation for less
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How to take a wellness-centered vacation for less

Two months ago, Gabriel Schirm and his wife, Amy, were in Costa Rica, welcoming the sunrise with yoga on the beach and indulging in delicious ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 16, 2015 9:59 a.m. | How to take a wellness-centered vacation for less Comments 0 Comments
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How do you own your health?

I recently heard Rebecca Onie speak on TedTalk about the current healthcare system in the USA. She poses the questions: “What if our health care ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 16, 2015 9:19 a.m. | How do you own your health? Comments 0 Comments
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How do you own your health?

I recently heard Rebecca Onie speak on TedTalk about the current healthcare system in the USA. She poses the questions: “What if our health care ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 16, 2015 8:29 a.m. | How do you own your health? Comments 0 Comments
Retirement: What’s your plan?
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Retirement: What’s your plan?

From the office chair to the rocking chair. » Read More
Posted: jul. 16, 2015 6:59 a.m. | Retirement: What’s your plan? Comments 0 Comments
3 ways to bond with the older people in your life
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3 ways to bond with the older people in your life

Politicians, health policy leaders and advocates for the elderly gathered in Washington, D.C., on Monday for the White House Conference on Aging. » Read More
Posted: jul. 16, 2015 12:59 a.m. | 3 ways to bond with the older people in your life Comments 0 Comments
5 tips on how to make working out with your spouse actually work out
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5 tips on how to make working out with your spouse actually work out

After 14 years of marriage, my husband and I have finally reached a milestone that we thought would never come: Our oldest child is old ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 15, 2015 11:29 p.m. | 5 tips on how to make working out with your spouse actually work out Comments 0 Comments
The science of late-night snacking — and how to resist
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The science of late-night snacking — and how to resist

When Darya Rose was dieting, a day spent avoiding sweets and eating fruits and vegetables would often end with her hand in a bag of ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 14, 2015 11:09 a.m. | The science of late-night snacking — and how to resist Comments 0 Comments
Making the dialysis decision: What you need to know
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Making the dialysis decision: What you need to know

Hundreds of thousands of Americans with kidney failure undergo dialysis treatments to keep them alive. While their reasons for needing the treatment can vary widely ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 13, 2015 12:09 a.m. | Making the dialysis decision: What you need to know Comments 0 Comments
Health group reinvents famous Coke commercial with new lyrics
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Health group reinvents famous Coke commercial with new lyrics

One health advocacy organization has a musical message for fans of sugary drinks: the time to buy the world a Coke is over. » Read More
Posted: jul. 09, 2015 10:09 a.m. | Health group reinvents famous Coke commercial with new lyrics Comments 0 Comments
Forgetting something? The Internet could be to blame
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Forgetting something? The Internet could be to blame

According to the Pew Research Center, 84 percent of American adults now use the Internet, up from 52 percent in 2000. The popularity of the ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 09, 2015 8:49 a.m. | Forgetting something? The Internet could be to blame Comments 0 Comments
How to feel confident in a swimsuit this summer (without changing your body)
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How to feel confident in a swimsuit this summer (without changing your body)

Body image is a difficult topic for women, especially in the summer months when the sweaters and jackets are replaced with shorts, t-shirts, and, most ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 08, 2015 9:09 a.m. | How to feel confident in a swimsuit this summer (without changing your body) Comments 0 Comments
Come on get happy: 6 lessons from the 2015 World Happiness Report
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Come on get happy: 6 lessons from the 2015 World Happiness Report

Happiness is having a moment. Long the focus of inspirational life advice like "Don't worry, be happy," it is now the subject of serious ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 08, 2015 8:49 a.m. | Come on get happy: 6 lessons from the 2015 World Happiness Report Comments 0 Comments
When parents become personal trainers: How to help a young child lose weight
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When parents become personal trainers: How to help a young child lose weight

Breanna Bond lost weight the old-fashioned way. She ate better food, took walks after dinner and turned down snacks offered during visits to friends' houses. » Read More
Posted: jul. 08, 2015 1:09 a.m. | When parents become personal trainers: How to help a young child lose weight Comments 0 Comments
Dance can give children much-needed confidence
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Dance can give children much-needed confidence

On a recent Saturday afternoon, we had just finished a day of soccer games and had to hurry to get our oldest daughter ready for ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 08, 2015 12:09 a.m. | Dance can give children much-needed confidence Comments 0 Comments
168 chemicals you unknowingly smeared on your face this morning
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168 chemicals you unknowingly smeared on your face this morning

The makeup counter can be daunting; hundreds of brands and products can make picking out a new tube of mascara quite the task. Here’s ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 07, 2015 10:00 a.m. | 168 chemicals you unknowingly smeared on your face this morning Comments 0 Comments
9 health foods that have an ugly hidden secret
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9 health foods that have an ugly hidden secret

Your friendly, neighborhood juice bar » Read More
Posted: jul. 07, 2015 9:40 a.m. | 9 health foods that have an ugly hidden secret Comments 0 Comments
Dads, listen up! 5 tips to prevent dad burnout
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Dads, listen up! 5 tips to prevent dad burnout

Fatherhood is one of the most significant roles that men can take upon themselves. It’s a tough job. Being a dad is often overwhelming ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 06, 2015 9:20 a.m. | Dads, listen up! 5 tips to prevent dad burnout Comments 0 Comments
Pet ownership holds health benefits, but is it right for you?
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Pet ownership holds health benefits, but is it right for you?

With soft, orange fur and little pink ears, Minerva the kitten is almost too cute to resist. » Read More
Posted: jul. 06, 2015 8:00 a.m. | Pet ownership holds health benefits, but is it right for you? Comments 0 Comments
The surprising physical power of your favorite playlist
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The surprising physical power of your favorite playlist

Health researchers recently discovered an unexpected side effect of listening to your favorite songs: pain relief. » Read More
Posted: jun. 27, 2015 7:59 p.m. | The surprising physical power of your favorite playlist Comments 0 Comments
It’s official: Most US adults are overweight
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It’s official: Most US adults are overweight

Need to lose a few pounds? You’re not alone. Most American adults are overweight or obese, according to a new study from JAMA. » Read More
Posted: jun. 26, 2015 7:39 a.m. | It’s official: Most US adults are overweight Comments 0 Comments
7 simple health hacks for your busy schedule
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7 simple health hacks for your busy schedule

Seven days of changes to your routine may seem difficult, but these little switches easily fit into your daily schedule. Try starting with one fix ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 25, 2015 7:59 a.m. | 7 simple health hacks for your busy schedule Comments 0 Comments
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Bedside manners: How empathy and the health care system interact

Dr. Nathan Wanner is memorable for his silence. » Read More
Posted: jun. 25, 2015 7:19 a.m. | Bedside manners: How empathy and the health care system interact Comments 0 Comments
Should we pay people to quit smoking?
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Should we pay people to quit smoking?

When he was growing up, Gerry Weitz's dad smoked three packs of cigarettes a day. After a health scare at age 40, his father ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 23, 2015 10:49 a.m. | Should we pay people to quit smoking? Comments 0 Comments
After paralysis, man stays active, finds joy through wheelchair rugby
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After paralysis, man stays active, finds joy through wheelchair rugby

Gates Hunsaker has always been an active person, living life to the fullest. » Read More
Posted: jun. 23, 2015 6:59 a.m. | After paralysis, man stays active, finds joy through wheelchair rugby Comments 0 Comments
 

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