Why Your Risk for Dementia May Be Lower Than Your Parents’ and Grandparents’

New research suggests that people born after 1930 may have a lower risk of developing dementia than the generation before them, adding to evidence that the incidence of dementia may be declining in the United States and elsewhere.

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This is Why Everyone Should Learn CPR

Many lives could be saved if more people performed CPR immediately after seeing someone go into cardiac arrest, a new study contends.

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This Hilarious Ad for Nick Offerman’s ‘Pizza Farm’ Also Has a Serious Message

In a mock advertisement published on Funny Or Die today, Nick Offerman teams up with the American Heart Association to skewer—and raise serious awareness of—the nutritional challenges facing kids in this country.

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The Sneaky Health Danger That Almost Cost U.S. Soccer Star Ali Krieger Her Life

Krieger, who posed for the upcoming ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue 2015, explained to the magazine that she “once thought I would never be able to kick a ball again.”

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Can Negative Thinking Make You Sick?

Would you say that people are generally untrustworthy? Your answer is a bigger deal than you might think.

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3 Things You Should Know About the FDA’s New Trans Fat Ban

It’s a great decision, but it doesn’t mean that double-stuffed sandwich cookies will now be good for you (sorry).

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Why Milk Chocolate Might Be Good for Your Heart

It’s not just the dark stuff that might have benefits.

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Popular Heartburn Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack

People who use certain heartburn drugs for a long period of time may have a slightly heightened risk of suffering a heart attack, a new study suggests.

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See What Diseases You’re at Risk For Based on Your Birth Month

Researchers say there are sound and possibly scientific reasons to pay more attention to the month you were born in

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The Heart Test Every Endurance Athlete Should Know About

Endurance athletes should be tested for potentially deadly heart rhythm problems when they are exercising rather than resting, and the tests should include the right ventricle as well as the left ventricle, a new study says.

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