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Outsmarting the Flu
What is the
flu? Influenza, or “the flu,” is a respiratory illness caused by
a virus.   Typical symptoms include: fever,
muscle aches, headache, and respiratory symptoms such as cough, sore throat and
other “cold” symptoms. Most people recover in 1-2 weeks,...
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Older Minds, Larger Databases?
If you've ever had a “senior moment”, take heart.  A recent experiment lends credibility to the idea that seniors may be slower because their minds are fuller—just what seniors have been saying to young whippersnappers all along. Linguistic researchers at t...
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Bob's Story
Bob lost his wife of more than 40 years to cancer, he felt lost.  His life was turned upside down and he struggled
to get through the days.  A few months
after Marjorie’s passing, his friends gently nudged him to get help to work
through the pain and d...
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The Healthiest Emotion May be AWE
Photo credit:  Satterwhite.B   /   Foter   /   CC BY There is lots of research about the adverse health effects
of negative feelings such as depression, anxiety and shame: more heart disease,
cancer and premature death. But less is
known about how certain c...
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