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Dementia is a leading cause of disability and death worldwide. There is no cure. Recent research has focused on whether diet might influence the risk and progress of dementia. In this Special Feature, Medical News Today assesses the evidence and looks at how you might help reduce your risk of dem...


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SEBRING - Highlands County commissioners voted to move a large amount of general fund dollars, if needed, into the insurance fund to make sure it stays solvent. With luck, however, they may be able to use some of their allocation under the America Rescue Plan Act to defray some of those costs and sa...


AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With Thanksgiving a week away, Sendero Health Plans, the Austin-based non-profit Affordable Care Act health plan, gave out 1,000 whole turkeys last Saturday to help elderly, disabled and low income Austinites have a little more to enjoy this coming hol...


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No matter how many crunches you do, oftentimes that stubborn belly fat can be a challenge to get rid of. Extra weight in the midsection can be tough to deal with, but understanding the difference between our various body fats and how it's stored is key. "We have two types of fat – the outer layer,...


close 01/8 Here's his story: Anand Gupta was undergoing a lot of stress in his life when he became a victim of disorderly eating habits. Stress resulted in sleepless nights and binge eating habits, and he became very close to touching the 100-kilo mark. That turned out to be the big real...


See Pics November 18, 2021 11:49PM EST Christopher Schwarzenegger and mom Maria Shriver went for a sweet stroll together in NYC on Wednesday, with Christopher showing off his recent impressive weight loss. Christopher Schwarzenegger , 24, linked arms with mom Maria Shriver , 66, on W...



The Croft Lab captured how the proliferation of skin cells, as seen in psoriasis (indicated with purple staining), decreased when TWEAK activity was blocked. Credit: Rinkesh Gupta, La Jolla Institute for Immunology About 7.5 million Americans suffer from psoriasis, an autoimmune disease t...


Hulk Hogan offers high praise for WWE Superstars WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan recently took to his Instagram account and uploaded a photo of himself, where he looked to be in good physical shape but lost a lot of weight. Hogan added that he is back to his 9th-grade weight as well. Bray Wya...


The Jazz Age Lawn Party, which usually occurs twice a summer on Governor’s Island, in New York, has become a delightful tradition. Typically, it features live music, social dancing, dance performances and many gorgeous 1920s-style dresses and dapper suits on two weekends in June and August. This...


PRATTVILLE, Ala. (WSFA) - A person is undergoing treatment after being bitten by a rabid cat in Prattville, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. ADPH said the victim, whom it did not identify, is undergoing “prompt medical treatment” to prevent a human rabies infection. The healt...


FILE — The state Capitol is shown in this file photo. The Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday approved a consultant's recommendations aimed at stabilizing funding and cutting costs for the health insurance plans for current and retired public school and state employees. The Segal Group con...


close 01/6 Some common signs of a heart attack Chest, jaw and neck pain, breathlessness and lightheadedness are some known and obvious symptoms of a heart attack. But these are not the only symptoms of this cardiovascular problem. When the supply of oxygenated blood to the heart...