How Your Friends Affect Your Health

How many friends do you have? If your doctor isn’t asking now, they may start soon. According to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, your social circles are as important to Read More

Healthy Living Linked to Delay of Dementia

It’s tempting to dip into the leftover Halloween treats, but new research out of York University has found eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, combined with regular exercise, leads to better cognitive functioning for younger Read More

This Toothpaste Helps More Than Just Your Teeth

For decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body—in particular, heart attacks and strokes. The results released from a randomized trial of a novel plaque identifying toothpaste Read More

Less Medicine is Best Medicine

These days, when illness strikes, many of us feel like we’re on our own- or we rely on medicine. Perhaps our healthcare coverage is inadequate. Or perhaps we avoid using the coverage we have for Read More

Keep Driving On

In older adults, declining health is a major reason they stop driving. But when they stop driving, what impact does this have on their subsequent health and well-being? A new review of published studies indicates Read More

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