Tag: Alzheimer’s

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain Health...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults...

February 7, 2019

Roundup: Go Red for Heart Disease Awareness;...

Many Americans are wearing red today in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, which is...

February 2, 2018

Roundup: DASH, Mediterranean Plans Top ‘Best Diets’...

Nutrition and medical experts have again placed two diets that focus on the health benefits of fruits and vegetables at...

January 5, 2018

Roundup: U.S. Deaths from Alzheimer’s Up 55%;...

Deaths caused by Alzheimer’s disease surged by 55 percent from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the...

June 2, 2017

Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of...

Millions of Americans opt for diet sodas to avoid unnecessary weight gain or other health problems tied to sugar-heavy beverages....

April 24, 2017

David Cassidy’s Struggle Spotlights Impact of Dementia

By going public with his diagnosis of dementia, former teen musical idol David Cassidy has put a new spotlight on...

February 21, 2017

Roundup: 1 in 4 Children Lack Sufficient...

More than a quarter of American children are not getting the healthcare they should get because of both financial and...

November 25, 2016

News Roundup: Latest on Zika Virus; Risk...

As of Feb. 12, there are 52 cases of Zika virus in the United States. All cases are associated with...

February 12, 2016

Trans Fats Consumption Declines, Aluminum-Dementia Link Debated...

The amount of trans fats Americans eat has declined over the last 30 years, says a news study reported in...

October 24, 2014

Tips to Improve Your Memory

Memory loss becomes a serious issue when it affects daily activities. That's when it's time to consult your doctor who...

August 2, 2013

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How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...