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Eat Your Way to a Better Brain

Conscientious dieters could potentially decrease their risk for developing Alzheimerís by as much as 53 percent, according to a new study published in Alzheimerís 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 Facebookís oldest user. In a world where more and m…

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8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still donít know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …

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8 Facts About Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy Body dementia (LBD) is a very serious condition that is often overshadowed by its more well-known cousin, Alzheimerís disease. To clear up some of the confusion, here are 8 things everyone should…

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Your Smartphone is Changing Your Brain

New research indicates that heavy touchscreen use -- like on your smartphone or tablet -- might just change your brain activity. The study compared brain activity in smartphone users and folks who …

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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. Itís no surprise that such a popular beverage has a reputation for stirring…

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How Stress Shrinks Your Brain (+ How to Stop It)

You know that stress can make you feel tense or impulsive, but did you know that it also alters the actual structure of your brain? These changes can impact your personality, memory, and decision-maki…

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3 Health Benefits of Being a Grandparent

The day a person becomes a grandparent is eagerly anticipated with a commingled sense of pride and wonder about one's place in the never-ceasing circle of life. But new research suggests that the role…

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