Aerobic exercise

Two smiling women doing water aerobics in a pool
Aerobic exercise — which gets your heart pumping out more oxygen-carrying blood — may play a role in improving your thinking and memory skills.
Back view of a woman stretching as she watches an exercise class on TV
There is plenty of research that exercise benefits the brain, but could having a healthy brain also push us to exercise?
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Counting Sheep (and $$ Lost): Heading into this long weekend, I have one piece of advice for you: Get some sleep. Lost sleep costs the average American worker 11.3 days in lost productivity, a new study from Harvard Medical School reports.
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