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Memory, meditation

How Meditation Can Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study found that meditation could help you to become less error-prone.

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Medicare, infections

Elderly Readmitted With Same Infections They Took Home

Patients discharged home or to home care were more likely to return with a linked infection than those discharged to skilled nursing homes. 

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sleep, sleeping, driving

Too Many Americans Admit To Driving While Drowsy

Have you ever found yourself falling asleep behind the wheel? Unfortunately, you are not alone.

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Optimism

Optimism Linked To Lower Risk Of Heart Problems, Early Death

Those who were optimistic had a 35 percent reduction in risk of cardiovascular events, heart attack, stroke, and cardiac death, when compared to the pessimistic subjects in the study.

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stress depression Antidepressant

Antidepressant Use Soars Among People Over 65

Despite a rise in antidepressant use, there was little change in the number of older people diagnosed with depression.

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Meat

No Need To Eat Less Red Or Processed Meat, Says Study

A panel of international scientists systematically reviewed the evidence and have recommended that most adults should continue to eat their current levels of red and processed meat.

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