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Food and mood: Is there a connection?

Researchers can’t say for sure whether your diet affects your depression risk, but adopting a Mediterranean diet has many other health benefits. The Mediterranean diet is rich in fruits and vegetables, whole grains and healthy oils, and lean proteins, such… More »

A personalized approach to preventing Alzheimer’s disease

While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, ongoing research suggests that people can lower their risk by adopting certain diet, exercise, and lifestyle behaviors. These include doing adequate amounts of weekly aerobic exercise, following the MIND… (Locked) More »

Varicose veins: Clues to a deeper problem?

People with varicose veins—gnarled, bluish veins near the surface of the skin—may have an elevated risk of developing a clot in the deeper veins of the legs, known as deep-vein thrombosis or DVT. About one-quarter of adults have varicose veins,… (Locked) More »

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