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The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now there’s one more reason to enjoy your favorite curry dish. Turmeric, a spice commonly found in many Indian curry dishes, has been found to improve memory and cognition in as little as one hour. …

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Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Doubles Cancer Risk

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found a link between some pesticides and a significantly increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—a type of cancer of the lymphati…

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How Coffee Can Protect Your Brain

Over half (54 percent) of American adults consume coffee each day, according to a survey by the National Coffee Association. It’s no surprise that such a popular beverage has a reputation for stirring…

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Avoid These Foods if You Want to Prevent Diabetes of the Brain

Nearly 12 million older Americans (65 years and older) suffer from diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. More than five million older Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the sixth l…

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This is How Much Alzheimer’s Care Could Cost You

There's a lot you can buy for $4,000—a month's rent on a three-bedroom apartment in New York City's Upper East Side, a 2005 Volvo S40, a six-person, 270 gallon hot tub. But if you're a caregiver to a …

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13 Amazing Benefits of Walking

You don’t need to train for a marathon, spend hours on an elliptical, or turn your guest room into a gym to get fitter, healthier, and happier. Keep reading to find out how a brisk walk can make major…

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5 Things People with Alzheimer’s Want to Tell You

To honor National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, we asked men and women who are living with Alzheimer's to share their thoughts on what they'd like to tell the world: I've been diagnosed, no…

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Over 60? A Little Booze May Help Your Memory

Anyone who's ever imbibed a little too enthusiastically may associate alcohol with a hazy memory, not a sharper one. But researchers are now exploring the possibility that light alcohol consumption in…

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4 Ways to Maximize Your Memory at Any Age

From never-ending social media streams to 24-hour news cycles, our brains are constantly being bombarded with more stimulation than we could process in hundreds of lifetimes. "Digital dementia" is the…

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Not Into Green Tea? 6 Other Teas That Are Amazing for You

By now, we’ve all heard about the benefits of drinking green tea—it helps prevent cardiovascular disease, burns fat, battles cancer, and more. But what if green tea just isn’t, well, your cup of tea? …

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