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Risk For Depression Rises If On These Medications

An estimated 37.2 percent of U.S. adults are taking medications that list depression as a side effect. The research shows that the prevalence of depression among participants rose as they took more medications that list depression as an adverse effect. … Continue reading

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Should we sleep and wake early to boost our health?

When a recent study looked at health differences between late and early risers, it appeared to make grim reading for night owls. Increased risk of early death, psychological disorders and respiratory illness were the stark findings from the paper, which … Continue reading

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U.S. seniors dying from falls at a higher rate

Across the nation, the rate of deaths from falls among those 65 and older increased 31 percent from 2007 to 2016 — from about 18,000 to nearly 30,000, researchers found. “If deaths from falls continue to increase at the same … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s News & Resources

Study strengthens evidence that cognitive activity can reduce dementia risk. – Harvard School of Public Health Death rate from Alzheimer’s disease in the US has risen by 55%. – CNN It’s predicted that the number of people worldwide living with … Continue reading

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Good news about coconut oil, melatonin and turmeric

Q. What are your views on turmeric for arthritis? What is the appropriate dosage? A. Many readers have reported that turmeric helps their joint pain. A review of clinical trials found that turmeric-based products were better than placebos and about … Continue reading

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