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A foggy memory and slower thinking don't have to be a part of aging. Patients can take many steps to keep their minds sharp.
At the moment, electronic cigarettes are unregulated, widely advertised and readily available in the US — and they may be catching on with teens. But parents can take action to keep their kids from using nicotine products of any kind.
Missing out on Zs? Your job or long commute may be to blame.
A good night’s rest may not only make you less groggy — it could also prevent a more serious brain drain. Those who get enough deep sleep may be less likely to develop dementia.
Getting better sleep may be as simple as skipping your nightcap.
The United Health Foundation today released its annual state health rankings. The states varied widely, and some national measures of health saw slight improvements.
They say laughter is the best medicine — and that may prove true when it comes to depression. Laughing gas has shown some promising results for easing depression.
Some doctors may believe that opioids to treat pain are prescribed too often and pose a risk of abuse. That belief might have made some less likely to prescribe these medications.
Alternative tobacco products like snus and hookahs may be gaining popularity among teens and young adults — and they may also spark later cigarette use.
If you’re depressed, you have company. And you can take steps to feel better.