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Could research help age related hearing loss?

The hearing areas of the brain shrink in age-related hearing loss, Centers of the brain that are typically used for higher-level decision-making are then activated in just hearing sounds.

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Sleep apnea linked to depression in men

Severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and excessive daytime sleepiness are associated with an increased risk of depression in men.

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Skipping meals linked to belly weight gain

This does support the notion that small meals throughout the day can be helpful for weight loss, though that may not be practical for many people.

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America’s fittest and sickest communities

Residents of the nation’s capital, followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul, and San Diego, enjoy a variety of outdoor exercise options, and have relatively low rates of smoking, obesity and diabetes.

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Happiness comes with age

If you have a spring in your step and a smile on your face, you’re in good company. We’d love to hear what makes you happiest! Please share in comment section!

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Financial incentives help smokers quit

Four different financial incentive programs, each worth roughly $800 over six months, all help more smokers kick the habit than providing free access to behavioral counseling and nicotine replacement therapy.

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