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Laughter Acts As A Stress Buffer: Even Smiling Helps

People who laugh frequently in their everyday lives may be better equipped to deal with stressful events, although this does not seem to apply to the intensity of laughter.

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Trump Risks Future Of Social Security & Medicare

President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation’s lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount.

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The New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World

Imagine this scenario, perhaps a year or two in the future: An effective COVID-19 vaccine is routinely available and the world is moving forward. Life, however, will likely never be the same, particularly for people over 60.

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Cognitive Functioning: Boomers Show Concerning Decline

In a reversal of trends, American baby boomers scored lower on a test of cognitive functioning than did members of previous generations.

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12 Lifestyle Changes Could Delay, Prevent Dementia

Modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could delay or prevent 40 percent of dementia cases, according to an updated report.

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Blood Test For Alzheimer’s Disease A Step Closer

An experimental blood test was highly accurate at distinguishing people with Alzheimer’s disease from those without it in several studies, boosting hopes that there soon may be a simple way to help diagnose this most common form of dementia.

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