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Aerobics Keep the Brain Young

Aerobics Keep the Brain Young

Exercise such as brisk walking or jogging for 45 minutes protects not just the heart but the brain from age-related decline.

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Red Wine Less Toxic Than White

Red Wine Less Toxic Than White

A study of 200,000 people found a surprising link between white wine and melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

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Generosity Cheers Mind, Body and Spirit

Generosity Cheers Mind, Body and Spirit

Even an intention to be generous activated happiness neurons in the brains of Swiss study volunteers.

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Sugar Linked to Depression

Sugar Linked to Depression

Recent studies confirm a link between sugar-heavy diets and mental disorders, especially depression, with added sugars—not those found in fruits—identified as the culprit.

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Fish Oil Twice Weekly Eases Arthritis

Fish Oil Twice Weekly Eases Arthritis

Eating fish at least twice a week significantly reduces the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis, report Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers.

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Hemp Oil Cuts Seizure Frequency in Half

Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive extract of hemp oil, halved the number of seizures in young adults in a recent New York University study.

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Mercury/Autism Brain Research Alert

Mercury/Autism Brain Research Alert

The latest research shows reason for concern about childhood flu vaccines that contain the preservative thimerisol as well as an emulsifier that could carry neurotoxic ethylmercury into the brain.

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Gut Bacteria Imbalance Linked to Chronic Fatigue

Gut Bacteria Imbalance Linked to Chronic Fatigue

In a Columbia University study, people with chronic fatigue syndrome were found to have an imbalance in the levels of certain gut bacteria.

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Milk Chocolate Also Benefits Heart Health

Milk Chocolate Also Benefits Heart Health

Harvard researchers found that people eating one to 12 ounces a month of milk chocolate – but less than 30 ounces – had a lower risk of irregular heartbeat.

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Pink Noise While Asleep Helps Memory

Pink Noise While Asleep Helps Memory

Random sound with more bass than white noise—known as pink noise—improved sleep brainwave patterns linked to memory retention in older adults.

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