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Yoga

Yoga Shown To Improve Anxiety, Study Shows

Yoga improves symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, a condition with chronic nervousness and worry, suggesting the popular practice may be helpful in treating anxiety in some people.

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cognitive

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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COVID-19

COVID Prevention: Combination of handwashing, mask-wearing, social distancing best

Self-imposed prevention measures such as hand-washing, mask-wearing and social distancing, as well as government-imposed social distancing can help mitigate and delay a COVID-19 epidemic, according to a new study.

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caregiving

Family Caregiving May Not Harm Health After All

For decades, family caregiving has been thought to create a type of chronic stress that may lead to significant health risks or even death, alarming potential caregivers and presenting a guilt-ridden obstacle for those needing help. 

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ageism

Most Adults Say They’ve Experienced Ageism

An offhand remark by an acquaintance about using a smartphone. A joke about someone losing their memory or hearing.

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ill health

Gen X Faces More Years Of Ill Health Than Baby Boomers

Despite expecting to live longer, people in their 40s and 50s are likely to suffer more years of ill health than older generations now in their 60s and early 70s.

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