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Study Challenges Health Benefits Of Moderate Drinking

It might just be enough to kill your buzz: A new study challenges the idea that a drink or two a day could actually be good for you.

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A Simple Strategy To Improve Your Mood In 12 Minutes

We all have a remedy, a glass of wine or a piece of chocolate, for lifting our spirits when we’re in a bad mood.

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Eating Mushrooms May Reduce The Risk Of Cognitive Decline

Older adults who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50 percent reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment.

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Having Great-Grandparents, Cousins With Alzheimer’s Linked To Higher Risk

Having a parent with Alzheimer’s disease has been known to raise a person’s risk of developing the disease, but new research suggests that having second- and third-degree relatives who have had Alzheimer’s may also increase risk.

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Report Finds Few Of Us Get Routine Memory Checkups

Medicare pays for an annual “wellness visit” that is supposed to include what’s called a cognitive assessment — a brief check for some early warning signs of dementia.

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Could Medical Marijuana Replace Opioids?

Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders or anxiety due to chronic conditions.

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