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People who eat a healthy diet including whole fruits may be less likely to develop diabetes

A new study finds people who consume two servings of fruit per day have 36 percent lower odds of developing ...
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Stress during pandemic linked to poor sleep

Many people likely lost sleep over COVID-19. A study of twins led by Washington State University researchers found that stress, ...
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Mental health may play big role in recovery after a heart attack

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress -- such as depression or anxiety -- after suffering a heart ...
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Exercise likely to be best treatment for depression in coronary heart disease

A study by RCSI indicates that exercise is probably the most effective short-term treatment for depression in people with coronary ...
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Keeping the Brain Active May Delay Alzheimer’s Dementia 5 Years

Keeping the brain active in old age has always been a smart idea, but a new study suggests that reading, ...
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how young adults mental health has been impacted by COVID

Teens and young people reported worsening mental health during pandemic

As typical social and academic interaction screeched to a halt last year, many young people began experiencing declines in mental ...
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Sleep is essential for a healthy life

Sleep is essential to health

A new position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine emphasizes that sleep is essential and is a biological ...
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Is physical punishment of children effective?

A conclusive narrative review has found physical punishment of children is not effective in preventing child behavior problems or promoting ...
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The health benefits of Tai Chi

Tai chi can mirror healthy benefits of conventional exercise

A new study shows that tai chi mirrors the beneficial effects of conventional exercise by reducing waist circumference in middle-aged ...
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Is COVID-19 related to cognitive issues?

Is COVID-19 linked to Alzheimer’s disease-like cognitive impairment

A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer’s disease-like dementia. The findings, published in Alzheimer’s ...
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