The unbreakable link

The unbreakable link

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New studies continue to add credence to the critical link between good brain health and regular exercise. A recent study by researchers in Texas, for instance, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found an association between higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness…

Drink up!

Drink up!

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During the summer—and even year-round—our bodies crave water. There’s no way to live without it. But just how much do we really need every day to stay healthy? The answer can get complicated. “It’s hard to find an exact amount because it’s…

Rise of the techie toddler

Rise of the techie toddler

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How are you reading this? On your phone? A computer? An iPad? Tablet? Technology is all around us these days. It is inescapable. While this has its known upsides—educational apps can improve math and reading skills, for instance—it also has its hang-ups….

Snubbed on social media?

Snubbed on social media?

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Unsettling experiences on social media may leave you feeling more than just anti-social—they might raise your risk for depression, new research suggests. Curiously, the reverse doesn’t seem to be true. The survey of nearly 1,200 college students indicated that a positive online…