Beth Howard

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Research has found that our brains benefit both from the heady throes of falling into a new love and the steady glow of longtime love.
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Trying to improve your memory? Hitting the gym for some strength training workouts can help — and it may not take as much time as you think.
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Is it possible that we may get smarter with age? According to one study, it is wise to trust the experience and wisdom of older people.
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Women are far more likely than men to suffer from Alzheimer’s, making up at least two-thirds of the 5.8 million Americans with it.
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Nothing says breakfast like a stack of pancakes. But what would they be without a generous drizzle of sweet maple syrup?
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Score one for books. Picking up a good page-turner for reading is entertaining and may be great for your brain and your long-term health.
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You already know that milk benefits your bones. But, according to a study, did you know that it’s also important for your brain?
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Forgetting names, dates and where you stashed those extra paper towels? There’s something simple that may help. Just lace up your sneakers.
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