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A Sprained Ankle May Have Lifelong Consequences Image

A Sprained Ankle May Have Lifelong Consequences

October 2, 2015

Tens of thousands of Americans sprain an ankle every year. But ankle sprains get little respect, with most of us shrugging off the injury as inconsequential and soon returning to normal activities. Several new studies in people and animals, however, suggest that the effects of even a single sprained ankle could be more substantial and lingering than we have supposed, potentially altering how well and often someone moves, for life. Read More »


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Sitting Is Bad for Children, Too

October 1, 2015

Children who sit too much may face adult-sized health consequences, according to a sobering new study of healthy young girls. The study found that after a single session of prolonged inactivity, the children developed changes in their blood flow and arteries that, in grown-ups, would signal the start of serious cardiovascular problems. Read More »


“Massive reset” needed in how we think about autism, book says Image

“Massive reset” needed in how we think about autism, book says

September 30, 2015

Does there need to be a change in how we think about Autism? Read More »


Brain health: how can you reduce cognitive decline? An interview with Heather Snyder, Ph.D. Image

Brain health: how can you reduce cognitive decline? An interview with Heather Snyder, Ph.D.

September 29, 2015

Reader’s Digest and the Alzheimer’s Association partnered to survey approximately 1,600 people in May 2015 about their brain health and their knowledge of how lifestyle habits affect cognitive decline and dementia. The survey found that 91 percent of people believe they can reduce their risk of cognitive decline, but they have misconceptions about ways to keep their brains healthy as they age. Read More »


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