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Study Finds Friendships Are as Important as Diet and Exercise

February 2, 2016
Study Finds Friendships Are as Important as Diet and Exercise

A new study exploring the fascinating connections between relationships and health finds that having a supportive network of family and friends is profoundly important. According to the authors, loneliness can “vastly elevate” the risk of health maladies. In fact, the quantity and quality of social ties can influence wellness just as much as diet...
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Clue to Cognitive Decline Found in Blocking Brain Inflammation

January 29, 2016
Clue to Cognitive Decline Found in Blocking Brain Inflammation

For some time, scientists have been trying to unlock the secret to understanding how Alzheimer’s starts and progresses. Now, they may have found an important piece of the puzzle. In a new study, when brain inflammation was decreased by reducing the number of immune cells that cause it, some behavioral and memory problems associated...
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What Sugary Beverages Really Do to the Adolescent Brain

January 27, 2016
What Sugary Beverages Really Do to the Adolescent Brain

Sugary beverages produce inflammation in the hippocampus, the area of the brain involved in the formation, storage and organization of memory.
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Use It or Lose It!: 8 Hobbies That Stimulate Your Brain

January 27, 2016
Use It or Lose It!: 8 Hobbies That Stimulate Your Brain

Research concerning mental function consistently supports one principle – use it or lose it. Here's 8 hobbies you can pick up that will ensure you USE IT!
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Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease

January 25, 2016
Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease

A popular class of drugs that treat acid reflux and heartburn, which includes Prevacid, Prilosec and Nexium, has long been considered effective with few side effects. Recent research finds this presumed safety is a fallacy. What’s more, studies show that a large percentage of the people who take the medications don’t actually need them.
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10 Powerful Quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 18, 2016
10 Powerful Quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today we celebrate the life and work of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are 10 powerful quotes from Dr. King's speeches, sermons and writings.
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The Common Spice That Can Dissolve Deadly Brain Plaques and Prevent Memory Loss

January 14, 2016
The Common Spice That Can Dissolve Deadly Brain Plaques and Prevent Memory Loss

The latest science is showing that you can significantly reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s with some simple strategies that most anyone can implement. And by taking action now, you truly can stack the odds in your favor for keeping your brain healthy, so you can enjoy the years ahead without becoming a burden...
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3 Surprising Ways to Strengthen Your Bones

January 12, 2016
3 Surprising Ways to Strengthen Your Bones

Discover the best exercise and food choices for bone strength protection.
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6 Hidden Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

January 8, 2016
6 Hidden Health Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

Research continues to reveal the many health benefits of tart cherry juice.
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There’s a New Way to Ensure Better Sleep — And It’s Extra Cuddly

January 7, 2016
There’s a New Way to Ensure Better Sleep — And It’s Extra Cuddly

You’ve tried everything you can think of to get a good night’s sleep, but nothing seems to work well. According to a new study, help for getting enough zzz’s might come from an unexpected source – your pet.
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