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5 Easy Things to Do Every Day to Improve Your Brain Health

When it comes to staying sharp and protecting your memory, the little things can make a big impact. Keep reading for 5 things you can do today—and every day—to boost your brain health. FIRST THING …

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How Nature Reduces Mental Illness Risk

Have you had your daily dose of trees, flowers and shrubs? No, I don’t mean in the form of herbal medicine. I’m referring to spending time communing with nature. Thanks to a new study published in the…

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7 Ways Traveling Makes You Healthier

Traveling is fun. We love exploring, seeing new places, and getting away from the day-to-day routine of our lives. But is it possible that, in addition to being an awesome escape and adventure, tra…

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9 Surprising Ways Yogurt Gives Your Health a Serious Boost

There is no question that yogurt is one of the most commonly enjoyed fermented foods in our diet. In addition to being delicious, there are many other reasons to make yogurt (non-dairy versions includ…

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Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Remove Artificial Ingredients From the Menu

Pizza Hut and Taco Bell announced on May 26th that they will remove all artificial colors and flavors from their food. The move is likely in response to consumer demands and increasing consumer awaren…

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How Arts and Crafts Can Protect Your Brain

Have you been itching to take up a new hobby? To finally learn how to use a pottery wheel or take that photography class at the local community college? There’s no time like the present to pick up …

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Eat Your Way to a Better Brain

Conscientious dieters could potentially decrease their risk for developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent, according to a new study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzh…

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5 Good Reasons to Get Off the Couch

Spring is nearly here -- bringing with it the hope of milder temperatures, the return of songbirds, and the beginning of new life for many species of plants and animals. The season of renewal is al…

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10 Psychology Myths, Debunked

In this eye-opening TED Talk, psychologist Ben Ambridge dives into 10 psychology myths that have been proven wrong and something called our Psy-Q. Ambridge describes Psy-Q as how well we know our …

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What Makes ‘SuperAgers’ So Unique? (Hint: Whales and Elephants Have It, Too)

At 107 years old, Edythe Kirchmaier has a blemish-free driving record, continues to volunteer at the non-profit, Direct Relief International, and is Facebook’s oldest user. In a world where more and m…

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