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More evidence that strenuous exercise staves off age-related cognitive decline

Run, swim and bike for a healthy brain: Scientists uncover yet MORE evidence that strenuous exercise may stave off age-related decline Study found cycling halted decline of grey matter by increasing oxygen uptake The brain region helps control cognitive abilities and decreases as we get older They recommend two-and-a-half hours of moderate exercise every week… Read More »

More evidence that ultra-processed foods could harm health

Previous research has suggested that consuming high levels of ultra-processed foods, such as packaged snacks and soda, could harm health. Two new studies confirm this notion and provide more evidence of the associated cardiovascular and all-cause mortality risks. Eating processed foods may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease and overall mortality. Numerous studies have linked… Read More »

Medicaid Expansion is Evidence the Health Policy Debate Defies Political Divides

By AMY LONG and JOE MOLLOY  Among all the talk of waves and tides of the close midterm races around the country, there were tremendous results on election day for Medicaid expansion. Three states – Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah – passed ballot initiatives approving the policy. On top of that, in Kansas and Maine, governors… Read More »