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Study: Exercise Helps Aging Brains Grow Larger

Source: The Atlantic.com Problem: According to the World Health Organization, more than 35 million people worldwide suffer from dementia. Though we still lack a lot of understanding about dementia—where it comes from and how to stop it—we do know that mild cognitive impairment,...
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Study: Running “May preserve thinking skills”

Source: BBC News Healh.com Aerobic exercise in your 20s may protect the brain in middle age, according to a US study. Activities that maintain cardio fitness – such as running, swimming and cycling – led to better thinking skills and memory 20 years on. Scientists say...
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Ten percent of Americans over 40 have a sleep disorder.
80% of them do not know it.

By McCamy Taylor In the 19th century, people could see, smell, and taste that their water was clean. Then Louis Pasteur showed them what they could not see, smell or taste — microbes that caused disease. Once made aware of the danger, people were willing to invest in...
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Featured Video: A Tribute to Yoga and Healthy Bones

A Tribute to Yoga and Healthy Bones http://yogadork.com – http://www.niams.nih.gov The rad (short for radiological) folks at Hybrid Medical Animation have developed an incredibly neato way to see how our leg bones are connected to our hip bones, making it animatedly awesome...
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Movement to Stretch & Flex Class for Seniors ONLY – Guttenberg, NJ

It is no surprise during the bitter cold weather that stretching and flexibility movements tend to be the most overlooked and neglected among active adults and seniors. However, there is nothing more important to keeping an aging body limber, pliable and injury free. Gina...
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