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Posted on Dec. 11, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
Anti-Aging = Pro-Cognition

Five-element program may protect memory and attention skills as we age.

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Posted on Dec. 10, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
Reminisce to Rev-Up the Brain

Engaging brain areas linked to so-called “off-task” mental activities (such as mind-wandering and reminiscing) may help to boost performance on challenging mental tasks.

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Posted on Nov. 28, 2014, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Lifestyle
A Toast for Memory

Modest alcohol consumption may enhance episodic memory, among otherwise healthy men and women in their 60s and older.

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Posted on Nov. 27, 2014, 6 a.m. in Mental Health Depression Lifestyle Stress
Nature Walks Nurture Well-Being

When enjoyed as a group activity, a walk in the woods helps to lower depression, enhance mood, and reduce stress.

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Posted on Nov. 26, 2014, 6 a.m. in Lifestyle Cardio-Vascular
Long Work Hours May Put Heart Health At-Risk

Extra time spent working may significantly raise the risks of coronary heart disease.

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Posted on Nov. 24, 2014, 6 a.m. in Depression Lifestyle
Sitting Linked to Depression

Too much sedentary time correlates to a greater risk of depression.

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Posted on Nov. 21, 2014, 6 a.m. in Mental Health Lifestyle
Walk AT Work

Perhaps the ultimate 9-to-5 multasking, using a walking workstation may improve not only physical health – but also reduce stress and alleviate boredom.

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Posted on Nov. 18, 2014, 6 a.m. in Exercise Lifestyle
Living on the Coast Boosts Physical Activity

People who live close to the coast are more likely to meet physical activity guidelines than those who live inland.

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Posted on Nov. 18, 2014, 6 a.m. in Healthcare and Public Policy Cancer Lifestyle
Preventing Skin Cancer Among Outdoor Workers

More than 50% of outdoor workers rated UV radiation exposure at work as one of their biggest concerns.

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Posted on Oct. 31, 2014, 6 a.m. in Cancer Lifestyle
‘Healthy Behaviors’ Slash Bowel Cancer Risk

5 key healthy behaviors may help to reduce the risk of developing bowel cancer.

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