Only 35 percent of Americans know the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Yet 80 percent of respondents want to reduce their risk of dementia.

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  • A new MDVIP/Ipsos survey found that only 35 percent of Americans know the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Eighty percent of respondents said they want to reduce their risks.
  • An estimated 7.1 million Americans over the age of 65 will suffer from Alzheimer's by 2025.
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Can exercise during pregnancy reduce obesity in offspring?

According to researchers at Washington State University, the answer is yes.

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  • Washington State University researchers found that exercising while pregnant might reduce the risk of obesity in children.
  • The study, conducted on mice, also discovered that offspring of fit mothers have better metabolic health.
  • Infant mice whose mothers exercised had higher levels of brown adipose tissue, aka brown fat.
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Not much is happening in self-isolation. So why are you still so tired?

Thankfully, there are ways to combat mental and physical fatigue, even in isolation.

  • With tens of millions of Americans sheltering at home, many people feel exhausted.
  • Reasons range from a lack of routine, emotional uncertainty, poor nutrition, and alcohol abuse.
  • Keeping your daily habits in place as much as possible is important for combating lethargy.
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Workout from home: 12 products to help you stay active during self isolation

Gyms and fitness centers are closed, but your living room is always open.

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  • Global lockdowns and business closures due to the coronavirus outbreak have left many searching for alternative ways to exercise.
  • Beyond physical fitness, studies have shown that exercising also enhances creativity, relieves depression, and is overall great for the brain.
  • These products will help you establish a personal workout center in your home and hopefully make self-isolation a little more bearable.

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10 things you did as a kid that you should start doing again

Playing and being creative shouldn't stop when you grow up.

  • Growing up doesn't mean your life has to be all about work.
  • Studies have shown that playing and being creative has numerous health benefits for adults of all ages.
  • Simple exercises like drawing, finishing a puzzle, or taking breaks outdoors can have a positive impact on your life.

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