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Want a good life as you age? Book says finding purpose, maintaining social inclusion are some of the keys. – The Washington Post

Want a good life as you age? Book says finding purpose, maintaining social inclusion are some of the keys. – The Washington Post

What makes for good aging?For many older people, it isn’t just the absence of health problems — it’s the presence of meaning and connection. Social inclusion, which improves people’s ability to take part in society, helps create sustaining ties for older adults, reducing health-care costs and cutting the physical and mental toll of loneliness.“Aging Well:…

An Ohio teen’s final days with the flu – WHNT News 19

An Ohio teen’s final days with the flu – WHNT News 19

(CNN) — On Christmas Day, 16-year-old Kaylee Roberts opened presents at her aunt’s house in suburban Cleveland, joyfully celebrating the holiday and laughing with her cousins. By New Year’s Eve, she was dead. That’s how quickly the flu can kill a young person. “She was a healthy, happy, normal 16-year-old,” said Kaylee’s uncle, Matthew Roberts.…

Blizzard conditions to cause travel problems – KCCI Des Moines

Blizzard conditions to cause travel problems – KCCI Des Moines

Blizzard conditions to cause travel problems Hide Transcript Show Transcript SNOW HAS STOPPED FALLING IN CENTRAL IOWA. TISIA: BUT, METINKA, IT IS THE WINDS TODAY THAT PEOPLE NEED TO WATCH OUT FOR? METINKA: YES. YOU WILL NOTICE THAT SHARP WENT OVER THE NEXT HOUR. NOT THAT BAD IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN IOWA, BUT THAT WIND…

What is dry fasting? – Fox News

What is dry fasting? – Fox News

Intermittent fasting diets may add years to your life: studyA new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University finds diets that involve intermittent fasting may add years to your life. Studies have linked fasting to improved metabolism, decreased blood pressure and improved control of blood sugar levels.Dear Dr. Manny,I keep hearing about dry fasting as…

Alzheimer’s is one of many forms of dementia – Quartz

Alzheimer’s is one of many forms of dementia – Quartz

From our ObsessionThe Aging EffectNew thinking is required to serve an aging population.2019 ended on a high note for Alzheimer’s research. Just before the new year, the pharma company Biogen released clinical trial data suggesting that its drug, aducanumab, could successfully remove amyloid from the brain—one of the trademark proteins behind Alzheimer’s disease.Understandably, the drug…