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Any Activity Is Better For Your Heart Than Sitting

Replacing sitting with as little as a few minutes of moderate exercise a day tangibly improves heart health, according to new research from UCL and the University of Sydney.

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Both High And Low HDL Cholesterol Tied To Increased Risk Of Dementia

Having either high or low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, or “good” cholesterol, is tied to a small increased risk of dementia in older adults.

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Three Vaccines This Winter for Elders

On Sept 12, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a press release advising “everyone 6 months and older to get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter. ”

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Older Adults Face Extra Hazards In The Heat

When the temperature soars above 90 degrees, most people can stay cool and safe. But for older adults, a few days of hot weather can pose serious health risks.

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Long COVID: Lower Risk After An Omicron Infection

The risk of developing long COVID is significantly lower following an infection with the Omicron variant than after an infection with earlier coronavirus variants.

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Women More Likely Than Men To Never Feel Well Rested

Consistently waking up feeling fatigued or sleepy can be a sign of a sleep disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea or chronic insomnia.

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