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Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Mind
Reducing risk factors like hypertension, isolation, smoking, and hearing loss can cut the chances of developing dementia up to 40 percent.
Desk Work's Mental Dividends
It may not do much for your physique or heart rate, but being a desk jockey offers some long-term cognitive benefits.
Lifestyle and Alzheimer's Risk
A combination of these lifestyle traits appears to substantially reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Newbie Exercisers Beware
Don't believe everything, or maybe anything, you read on the Web when it comes to exercise. Few sites reflect current guidelines.
Learning New Tricks
Don't let self-quarantine lead to a lack of exercise. It could make it harder to learn new physical skills later on.
The Downward Dog Path to Migraine Relief
Yoga can reduce not just the pain, but also the frequency and treatment cost of migraines.
Obesity Builds a Sluggish Brain
Being overweight or obese is bad for your health; there's no news there. But what it does to your brain may surprise you.
Your Priorities for a Healthy Old Age
There's one risk factor for chronic disease that out-weighs most others. Can you guess what it is?
Sitting and Depression
Sitting, whether in front of a screen or in a class, lowers kids' moods. Luckily, a little activity and less sitting can prevent this.
Pick Three -- or Four
Five lifestyle factors have been found to lead to a disease-free old age. The more of them you put into practice, the better your odds.
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