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Scientists used to think that older adults brains were inflexible hence the adage, you can t teach an old dog new tricks. And it s true that your brain, like other organs in your body, undergoes wear and tear from years of use.

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If there were warnings on seasons, summer would say, DANGER: May get extremely hot! Average summer temperatures are always warm, but excessive heat can become dangerous. Protect yourself from the sun and the heat this summer.

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If you want to go green, maybe you ve thought about eating organic food or using environmentally friendly cleaners. But what does green really mean? [caption id="attachment_11483" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Organic means no pesticides on crops or additives in livestock feed.

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A simple and inexpensive eye test could help doctors diagnose major neurological conditions like Alzheimer s disease earlier than is currently possible. [caption id="attachment_8923" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Researchers are studying the link between music, Alzheimer s, and the brain.

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Each year in the U.S., approximately 50,000 adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases or related complications.
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Being physically fit may help your brain function at the top of its game. Canadian researchers found that physical activity improves blood flow in the brain, which in turn boosts cognitive function (thinking abilities). The study evaluated a random sample of women whose average age was 65.