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Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer's Genes

Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk

Activities that highly stimulate the brain might build up 'reserve' to help ward off dementia, studies suggest.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

How to Keep Bug Bites at Bay

CDC offers advice on thwarting disease-carrying insects.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

'Walking Meetings' May Boost Employee Health, Productivity

They increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers, study found.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction

Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Don't Let Your Campfire Become a Wildfire

Simple steps can help you enjoy outdoor cooking while protecting the forest.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates.

Friday, July 22, 2016

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