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The Mediterranean Diet's Boost to Women's Hearts
A study that looked at the diet's effect on women's hearts found it had a big impact, reducing cardiovascular risk by nearly 25 percent.
Vitamin D for Dementia
Seniors don't always get enough vitamin D. For those that do, the risk of developing dementia drops 40%. You can take too much, however.
To Prevent Frailty, Try Yoga
Yoga can improve seniors' walking speed, balance problems, leg strength and endurance -- the signs of frailty that often come with aging.
Sugar Substitute Raises the Risk of Blood Clots, Stroke
A popular replacement for table sugar in low-calorie, low-carb foods, appears to raise the chances of developing dangerous blood clots.
Heads-Up: Concussions in Sports Often Bring Mental Decline Later
For NFL players and other athletes experiencing head injuries, concussion symptoms on the field predict cognitive functioning later in life.
"Use Your Words!"
Kids who learn to put their feelings into words can calm themselves and get along better with peers. Parents can help develop this skill.
Reversing Childhood Obesity -- After School
Rates of obesity and overweight among students fell over five years after Slovenian schools implemented after-school exercise programs.
To Boost Body Image, Go On a Social Media Diet
Too much time on social media can lead some teens and young adults to judge their appearance harshly. Reducing time on social media helps.
The Stress of Competition Affects Even Olympic Athletes
The stress of competing can interfere with performance. Olympic archers' accuracy improved when their heart rates were lower.
Why Do Politicians Weaponize Medicare? Because It Works
Medicare is often a target when politicians seek a quick way to cut costs. Its value also sabotages any effort to solve financing problems.
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