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cognition

Brush teeth, save brain?

Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.

Let go of your grudge

Hanging onto bitterness does nothing to settle up with those who have wronged you—and at day's end, it'll lead to anxiety and depression.

Up next: Cognitive corrosion?

Echoing a page from mom's book of axioms, researchers find that excessive television viewing can 'rot your brain' as you age.

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.

‘There’s no one magic activity’

But studies show you can slow the progression of dementia. Here's what you should do to ensure long-term brain health.

Rejoice in an extra hour of sleep

Sleep medicine docs share how the 'fall back' portion of Daylight Saving Time makes more of a difference than one might think.

Fitness may fend off dementia

Study: Women who are fit at age 50 have a nearly 90 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer's.

¿Habla español? Parlez-vous francais?

Why it's great to learn a second language.

Tackling Alzheimer’s disease

It is never too late to lower your risk factors for dementia, but the time to start is now.

Exercise boosts kids’ brain health, too

Working up a sweat is good for cognition, whether you're 8 or 80.

How resilient are your brain connections?

Certain pieces of brain structure may make some people less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Teaching an old brain new tricks

Explore these do's and don'ts for optimal brain health.

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