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Could lifestyle changes prevent or delay Alzheimer's?

A new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine key risks starting in childhood just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases around the world. Read more

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How Do You Stop Deforestation? Pay People Not To Cut Down Trees

Knowing the signs of a stroke is critical in saving a life

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Knowing the signs of a stroke is critical in saving a life. To offer awareness, McLeod Loris Seacoast wants to empower area residents with this knowledge to be first responders in saving a life. Read more

4 Clever Ways to Organize Your Shower

Cassie Sheets

The last thing you want when you’re taking a shower is a shampoo bottle slipping and falling on your toes. Keeping soap, razors, body scrubs, shampoo, shaving cream, and everything else you need for your daily routine in place isn’t always easy. Here are four clever ways to organize your shower and avoid those shampoo bottle toe stubs. Read more


5 things for Thursday, June 29: Catholic Church, travel ban, health bill, France, Venezuela

The iPhone came out 10 years ago today. But it almost didn't happen. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out th… Read more

Vivitrol, therapy helps heroin addict stay clean

A routine football injury suffered while he was in the eighth grade served as the catalyst in leading Bryan Arszman to eventually become hooked on heroin. Read more

Health Bill Flatlining as 2 More GOP Senators Defect

MONDAY, July 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two more Republican senators announced Monday night their opposition to the GOP plan to re… Read more


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Which states get the least sleep?

States in the West and Midwest are generally the most well-rested, while Southern states had fewer people getting seven or more hour… Read more

The 25 least active places in the US

Most Americans don't get the recommended amount of physical activity, but these 25 places are the worst off. Read more

Which candies pack the most sugar?

While it's unlikely that candy will ever be classified as healthy fare, some confections have a lot more sugar jam-packed into their… Read more

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Health Highlights: July 14, 2017

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Read more

Health Tip: Boosting Your Memory

(HealthDay News) -- Feeling forgetful? There are steps you can take to help boost your memory. Read more

Health Tip: At Risk of Heat Illness?

(HealthDay News) -- Everyone's prone to heat-related illness, but you may have risk factors that make you more vulnerable to heatstr… Read more