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Study Links Midlife Activity Levels to Future Dementia Risk

Physical and mental engagement in your 40s may protect the brain decades later

   

What to Know Now

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Scientists Probe Depression's Role in Memory Decline

Study allows researchers to scan brains and measure effects of depression on brain connectivity

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Everyday Habits Causing Your Lower Back Pain

Making a few tweaks to your routine (or diet) might alleviate lots of discomfort

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9/11 Compensation Fund Slashes Payments

Surge in claims depletes resources; some awards may be reduced by 70 percent

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Primary Care Doctors Boost Community Life Expectancy

But study finds smaller numbers of general practitioners, especially in rural areas

Medicare General Enrollment

Last Chance to Enroll, Change Some Medicare Plans for 2019

You’ll pay a penalty for enrolling late, but you will get health coverage

Flu Season Updates

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Flu Season is Here: Protect Yourself From Harmful Germs

Here’s simple steps to strengthen your defenses to avoid getting sick

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Flu Risk Rises for Adults with Chronic Health Problems

Heart disease, lung disease and diabetes make serious complications more likely, report says

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Where to Get a Low-Cost or Free Flu Shot

Supermarkets, drugstores, employers and more are helping you stay healthy this season

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Mediterranean Diet Reduces the Risk of Heart Disease

A study touts the virtues of fish, fruits, veggies, nuts — and a bit of wine

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4 Hip Exercises to Improve Your Muscles

To avoid a joint replacement, use these exercises to build your strength

Sunflower Seeds and Eye Health

10 Top Superfoods to Improve Eye Health

Protect your vision with these nutritious (and delicious) foods


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