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Socializing helps ward off mental decline in the aging brain, study shows

This post was originally published on this siteJoin a book club, take a cruise or just visit friends — new research supports the notion that social activities help stave off mental decline

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Cancer Prevention Vaccine’s Disproportionate Uptake

This post was originally published on this siteJuly 15th, 2019 – For the first time, there is worldwide data available on the utilization of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which

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Cut Just 300 Calories a Day to Benefit Heart, Even in the Healthy

This post was originally published on this siteReducing daily food intake by the equivalent of just a couple of cookies, or around 300 calories, over 2 years leads not only to improvements in

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ICMR tests vaccine to check spread of TB in households

This post was originally published on this siteThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has started a vaccine trial to prevent tuberculosis (TB) among those living close to patients

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Anorexia May Be Linked to Metabolism, a Genetic Analysis Suggests

This post was originally published on this siteAnorexia has one of the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric disorder, and scientists are still perplexed by its causes. Now, however, a new

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Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults

This post was originally published on this siteLOS ANGELES — Impaired vision or hearing loss increases the risk for dementia in older adults. The risk is particularly pronounced in

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Archaeologists Believe They Have Identified the Unlikely Secret Ingredient Used to Build Stonehenge: Lard

This post was originally published on this siteA new study suggests that animal fat found at nearby Durrington Walls wasn’t used in cooking, but in construction. Sarah Cascone, July 15,

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9-year-old boy mysteriously dies from common cold virus

This post was originally published on this siteA 9-year-old California boy recently died from a virus associated with the common cold — an extremely rare occurrence that has perplexed his

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A ‘wake-up’ call: Your health before age 40 is tied to heart risks later in life

This post was originally published on this site(CNN) Having higher-than-normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels before age 40 can raise your risk of heart disease later in life more than you

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Local areas conducting mosquito control to help control, prevent disease

This post was originally published on this siteCOLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Health officials are taking action after they say many mosquitoes have tested positive for conditions like West

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