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Antioxidants to Boost Memory and the Brain
Antioxidants found in fruits and veggies like papayas, tangerines, oranges and leafy greens appear to help prevent dementia. Smoothie time.
A Little Stress Could Help the Brain Clear Memory-Impairing Debris
An accumulation of misfolded proteins can lead to Alzheimer's plaques and Parkinson's. Stress may actually help the brain get rid of them.
Calcium Supplements’ Hidden Risks
Calcium supplements are routinely recommended to seniors, but they can raise the risk of aortic stenosis in those with certain heart issues.
Facing Menopause: Hormone Therapy Options
Some women experience few of the distracting symptoms of menopause. But for those who do, choosing a form of hormone treatment can help.
When is it Time to Hang Up Your Car Keys?
An online decision aid may make seniors more confident about whether to keep driving or take themselves off the road.
Foods to Add Years to Your Life
An analysis of a hundreds of studies on diet and longevity delivered clear results. Here's what paid off.
Seniors Aren't Eating Right
Eating a good diet is one of the surest ways for seniors to preserve their health. But diets among the elderly have declined overall.
Red Meat May Not Be to Blame
Red meat and processed meats have been believed to contribute to colon cancer. New evidence suggests that may not be the case.
Drinking Shrinks the Brain
Alcoholic beverages shrink the brain, and the damage goes up exponentially the more you drink. Both white and gray matter are reduced.
Why The Sunny Side of Life is Longer
Optimists tend to live longer, healthier lives, but the reason for this may not be what you think. Even pessimists can change their outlook.
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