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The Physical Exercise That Can Reverse Signs of Aging in the Brain

Dancing, whether professionally or recreationally, requires strength, suppleness, coordination and balance. It's an enjoyable physical and mental exercise that helps you become more physically active and keeps your mind sharp. A recent study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience has found dance classes can even reverse some signs of aging in the brain. Older adults who…

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The Sickness Ravaging the United States That Almost No One Is Talking About

Women and older adults in the United States are drinking a concerning amount of alcohol, leading researchers to label the problem a “public health crisis.” In a new report, published in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism looked at two large studies with data on self-reported drinking habits. The studies,…

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Having Sex At Least Once a Week Could Help You Live Longer

Sexual intimacy in women has been linked with longer telomeres — a trait associated with slower cellular aging, improved overall health, and even increased lifespan. The finding adds to a growing body of research on the importance of regular sexual activity to our mental, emotional, and now physical health. The study, published online in Psychoneuroendocrinology, found…

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How Does Ketamine Treat Depression?

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This is What Happens When You Mix Marijuana and Tobacco

Marijuana and nicotine are two popular drugs, but what happens when you use them together? That’s exactly what researchers from University College London in England set out to find. The team discovered that combining these two drugs won’t result in a greater high, but it may offset some of the memory loss associated with marijuana, while…

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Psychopaths Are Most Likely to Study This in College

Psychopathy is a real mental health condition that often goes undetected in people, which means you could be living next to, or with, a psychopath and not even know it. So how do you tell a psychopath from your average Joe? Well, according to a new study, it may help to see what they studied in…

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The 10 Best and Worst States to Raise Healthy Kids

The Best And Worst States To Raise Healthy Kids

Any parent can tell you that raising a child is expensive. In fact, raising a kid in the United States is more expensive than ever. Washington Post reports that the average family spends about $233,610 from the time their baby greets the world to 17 years old, which is roughly $13,000 a year. The rising costs…

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