brain health

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If you want to get in shape, consider Pilates. The popular exercise program can improve flexibility and core strength — and it may even offer brain benefits.
Increasing vaccination rates have offered a much-needed break from the fear of serious illness and made many people feel more comfortable gathering in person. As temperatures drop, however, and we turn to more indoor activities, we should remain aware of potential COVID-related risks.
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Stationary bikes offer multiple benefits for brain and body, including for older adults with arthritis, back pain and mobility issues.
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Staying Sharp’s Building Resilience Challenge offers practical techniques and tips on building resilience in the face of life stressors.
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A global pandemic significantly added more anxiety, depression, fatigue and loneliness to an already difficult task for caregivers, a study found.
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As pandemic-related stress drags on, a new poll suggests that health care providers need to check on the mental health of their patients older than 50.
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Most people know if they’re optimists or pessimists, but a study reveals how those perspectives happen at a physiological level.
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Spending time with friends is important for your health and happiness, and so that you don't experience loneliness. Try these five tips to make new friends.
A man and woman making travel plans at a desk
Vacationing is fun, but planning a trip might actually be more rewarding than returning from one, according to research.
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We all know that dreaded moment when we agree to one commitment too many. Here are some ways to avoid the stress and anxiety from being stretched too thin.
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