memory

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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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Research has found that eating a Mediterranean diet over other certain foods may help protect your brain against dementia.
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Sitting for hours each day does your brain and body no favors. Here are ways in which too much couch time can be harmful to your brain health as you get older.
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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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With so many people seeking quality sleep, sleeping pills can seem like an easy fix. But that seemingly simple solution carries risks.
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A well-stocked pantry makes cooking and planning meals easier. Try these common pantry foods that may help protect memory, boost energy and reduce anxiety.
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Can't find your keys? When we fail to pay attention, we often create “weak” memories that are difficult to recall. These four strategies may help.
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Forgetting the name of a movie you just saw or details of an event is all too common, but you don't necessarily need to worry about these memory lapses.
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You've probably never discussed your brain with your doctor, and they've probably never brought it up. But it’s a conversation worth having. Here's why.
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Staying Sharp’s Faces & Names Challenge is a fun way to both explore memory and learn about strategies that may help you next time you meet someone new.
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