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Get moving to a longer life
It is fairly common knowledge that smoking is a predictor of early death, but did you know that lack of exercise is a close second? A new research study showed a link between a person’s level of physical fitness and their longevity. Less clear is actually how much exercise a person needs to lower risk factors. By simply adding a walk after dinner or signing up for a new fitness class, you may actually reap some life lengthening benefits!
The possibility of detecting Alzheimer’s earlier
Nearly everyone knows someone impacted by Alzheimer’s and some of us are even caring for a loved one suffering from it. A new use of brain scans from the University of Texas may help detect Alzheimer’s earlier, even before some symptoms appear. These advancements in diagnosing and treating Alzheimer’s are easing some of the pain of this terrible disease.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step
When you think about making healthier choices in your life, sometimes the first step is the hardest. This inspiring story demonstrates how small, sustainable changes can make a huge impact in your life. Swapping your morning sugary cereal for shredded wheat, parking in the back of the lot instead of the front, taking the stairs instead of the elevator are all small changes that, over time, can have a lasting positive influence on your life. The subject of the story did just these things and became much healthier through her stellar use of modification.