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Why do more women than men have Alzheimer’s?

What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics? Biological differences in how women age? Maybe even lifestyle factors?

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A Boulder County Caregivers employee holds a handful of marijuana at the dispensary in Boulder, Colo. on Friday, July 24, 2009. Sixteen glass jars of marijuana are lined up behind the counter with names like Skinny Pineapple and Early Pearl Maui, ranging from $375 to $420 an ounce.  It's all legal and it's all taxed. But this marijuana dispensary and nearly 60 others that are serving a growing number of medical marijuana users operate with little oversight by state or local authorities. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Does medical marijuana help relieve pain?

Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle stiffness in multiple sclerosis.

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10 reasons why quinoa is a super food

Got quinoa? If not, you may want to consider adding it to your diet. It has a higher protein content than barley, oat, rice and maize.

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Alzheimer’s tests may predict disease decades before diagnosis

A new study suggests that errors on memory and thinking tests may signal Alzheimer’s up to 18 years before the disease can be diagnosed.

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Fasting type diet appears to slow aging

Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? Periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits.

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Cat videos boost energy, positive emotions

The Internet phenomenon of watching cat videos, from Lil Bub to Grumpy Cat, does more than simply entertain; it boosts viewers’ energy and positive emotions and decreases negative feelings.

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