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People Can Handle The Truth – More Than You Think

Who hasn’t told a fib or half truth to get through an awkward social situation or to keep the peace?

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Aspirin Found Not To Prolong Healthy Aging

In the total study population, treatment with 100 mg of low-dose aspirin per day did not affect survival free of dementia or disability.

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More Daytime Sleepiness, More Alzheimer’s Risk?

The finding adds to a growing body of evidence that poor quality sleep could encourage this form of dementia to develop.

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Marijuana Use Continues to Grow Among Baby Boomers

Marijuana use is becoming more prevalent among middle-aged and older adults, with 9 percent of adults aged 50-64 and nearly 3 percent of adults 65 and older reporting marijuana use in the past year.

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Expressing Your Gratitude Is More Powerful Than You Think

When it comes to writing letters of thanks to people who have made a difference in your life, the excuses pile up quickly.

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Life Expectancy Declines Seen In U.S. And Other High-Income Countries

A particularly severe influenza season drove declines outside the U.S. in 2014-2015, primarily among adults 65 and older, the study found.

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