Reading Aloud Can Be a Memory Booster

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HealthDay News : 25-Dec-2017

Want to remember certain information? Try reading it out loud.

A new study finds that improves your chances of remembering it.

Canadian researchers asked 95 people to remember written information in four different ways: reading the information silently; hearing someone else read it; listening to a recording of themselves reading it,

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 December 2017 12:34 Read more...

Health Tip: Alzheimer's and the Holidays

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HealthDay News : 25-Dec-2017

The holiday season can be stressful, especially for people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

The U.S. National Institute on Aging offers holiday suggestions for Alzheimer's caregivers:

  • Show a photo of a holiday guest to the person a week before the guest's arrival. Each day, explain who the visitor is while
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Health Tip: Winterize your Home

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HealthDay News : 25-Dec-2017

When the weather gets colder and the winds gustier, it's time to winterize your home.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests:

  • Install weather stripping, insulation and storm windows.
  • Insulate water lines that run along exterior walls.
  • Clean out gutters and repair roof leaks.
  • Have heating systems inspected
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Can Eating Fish Make Kids Smarter?

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HealthDay News : 21-Dec-2017

Myth has it that fish is brain food -- but it just might be more than myth, a new study suggests.

Kids who ate fish at least once a week had intelligence quotients, or IQs, that were nearly 5 points higher than the IQs for kids who ate less fish or

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Health Tip: All-Nighters Are Unhealthy

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HealthDay News : 20-Dec-2017

All-nighters are a favorite pastime for many college kids who cram for exams at the last minute.

But the resulting lack of sleep is anything but healthy, the National Sleep Foundation says.

The foundation says doing an all-nighter may:

  • Make you forgetful.
  • Lead to weight gain.
  • Affect your mood.
  • Affect
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Friendships May Be Your Defense Against Diabetes

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HealthDay News : 19-Dec-2017

You probably lean on your friends in tough times. Now, new research suggests your pals might even help you prevent one very big health problem -- type 2 diabetes.

In a study of nearly 3,000 middle-aged to elderly people in the Netherlands, researchers found that people who had social networks of

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