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People with jobs that are more mentally stimulating may have a lower risk of dementia later in...

An adequate supply of primary care physicians is essential for our health care system to function properly, but it’s becoming more and more difficult...

Diets rich in plant chemicals called flavonoids may help protect the...

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    A recent study found that people whose diets were high in flavonoids, found in such foods as pears, citrus juices, and strawberries, were less likely to report noticing instances of confusion or #memory loss. #HarvardHealth https://t.co/AXWY3n2t8j - view on twitter

Existing treatments for a type of eczema called atopic dermatitis include creams and ointments, some containing steroids. An ad for a new injected medication...

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    Existing treatments for a type of eczema called atopic dermatitis include creams and ointments, some containing steroids. An ad for a new injected medication pitches its skin-clearing capability, but that isn’t the whole story. #HarvardHealth https://t.co/JQO2D2ZU50 - view on twitter

Social media can connect people across the globe, with a potential audience of millions of users. But no matter how many likes a post...

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    Too much refined sugar can cause a cascade of medical problems; too much social media can also affect health — especially mental health, writes #HarvardHealth contributor Sharon Levy. Here's how: https://t.co/qSyU3KzXeX - view on twitter

Research has found that people who eat nuts regularly are less likely to have heart disease. While all varieties of nuts are full of...

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    While all varieties of nuts are full of important nutrients, a two-year randomized trial shows a daily dose of walnuts lowered levels of harmful blood lipids that affect cardiovascular health –– and without adding extra pounds. #HarvardHealth https://t.co/UwJyU7FyFh - view on twitter

Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are something we think of as diseases of old age. Memory loss is a common symptom, and...

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    #AlzheimersDisease and other forms of dementia are something we think of as diseases of old age. Memory loss is a common symptom, and something that people in midlife also experience — but young onset #dementia is very uncommon. #HarvardHealth https://t.co/IIVaYvnmb7 - view on twitter

Between 2015 and 2020, there were more than 2,000 unintentional shootings in the US by children under 18. Parents can help reduce the chance...

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    Between 2015 and 2020, there were more than 2,000 unintentional shootings in the US by children under 18. Parents can help reduce the chance of an accidental shooting by asking about gun security at homes where their children play. #HarvardHealth https://t.co/lQhJ58797u - view on twitter

Just as there is no magic pill to prevent cognitive decline, no single almighty brain food can ensure a sharp brain as you age....

A busy schedule can make it challenging to adhere to heart-healthy habits, but there are steps you can take that don’t require much time...

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    A busy schedule can make it challenging to adhere to heart-healthy habits, but there are steps you can take that don’t require much time and can fit easily into almost anyone’s life. #HarvardHealth https://t.co/4pYcQK7Tct - view on twitter