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A new large Swedish study has found that sleeping in on weekends may help you to live longer. Past studies have found the opposite… that you don’t have a sleep bank and sleeping in after a week of inadequate sleep isn’t storing up rest for another fast-paced week. The truth is somewhere in between. Ideally, […]

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With a growing body of research, there’s not much doubt about the health connections all through the body, especially when it comes to major organs like the heart and brain. With a dementia epidemic looming as American’s age, researchers are looking for ways to help prevent dementia. Exploration between the heart and brain may have […]

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Up to a third of dementia cases may be preventable with lifestyle changes, and it’s worth it for a longer, better quality of life! According to new research, 7 healthy lifestyle choices can each cut the risk for dementia, but those can really be summed up in three ways: education, health, and engagement. -Education. Start […]

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The weather this year has been warm, but it finally feels like summer. Unfortunately, the occasional heat wave and generally warmer temps mean less sleep. After pouring through research, there’s a strong correlation between an increase in temperature and sleepless nights, and it’s worse for those who are older (who are more susceptible to heat) […]

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Despite a boom in the aging population, a smaller percentage have dementia, says new research. Improved treatment options for diabetes, heart disease, and other known risk-factors are one factor, another is that there’s more education. Although there’s mixed studies about it, the correlation with education suggests keeping your brain stimulated, active, and occupied is a […]

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