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Adding Friendly Bacteria To Skin Lotion Wards Off Bad Germs

Bacteria live on everyone’s skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their disease-causing cousins. Now scientists are mixing the good bugs into lotions in hopes of spreading protection.

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Brain Changes Make Some Older Adults More Vulnerable to Scams

They are able to balance their checkbooks. They can remember and evaluate information. Their personalities are normal, and their arithmetic is fine.

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Why Many Exit The Hospital With Opiod Prescription

It’s a common scenario: Someone checks into a hospital for surgery or an illness and leaves with a prescription for an opioid painkiller, opening the door to long-term use and dependence.

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Study: Eating Whole Grains Increases Metabolism and Calorie Loss

A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases calorie loss by reducing calories retained during digestion and speeding up metabolism.

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Link Between Sleep and Social Participation Key to Healthy Aging

Sleep may be one of the most important factors for well-being; yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in three adults do not get enough.

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Certain Training Can Improve Driving Skills of Older Adults

Older drivers can see their driving abilities improve by participating in certain types of training that improves the brain’s processing speed and how the mind reacts when attention is divided.

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