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Eat This For Better Memory

CNN  Eating more flavonols, antioxidants found in many vegetables, fruits, tea and wine, may slow your rate of memory loss, a new study finds. The cognitive score of people in the study who ate the most flavonols declined 0.4 units…

Rates of Childhood Obesity Have Increased

CNN Despite national school and community-based efforts to promote healthy behaviors at a young age, childhood obesity is becoming more common in the United States, a recent study found. The research, published Tuesday in the journal Pediatrics, followed two nationally…

Can drinking coffee and tea lower the risk of dementia or stroke?

A group of researchers from China’s Tianjin Medical University found that drinking the caffeinated beverages either separately or together was associated with a lower risk of developing stroke and dementia. Additionally, the authors said Tuesday in a study published in…

Deaf-blind US Paralympian withdraws from Tokyo Games

Becca Meyers, a deaf and blind American swimmer, has withdrawn from the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games after she said the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) denied her request to bring her mother to serve as her Personal Care…

Screen time and kids: What have we learned in the last year

(CNN)  My husband and I sent our 1st and 4th graders off to their last day of in-person school one year ago this month. I kissed them and pretended not to be terribly worried about the impending surge of patients…

Paralyzed Ukrainian model Oksana Kononets recalls fleeing from Russian invasion

After the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Oksana Kononets and her mother were determined to arrive in America for a special cause. Earlier this month, the 29-year-old appeared in an annual fashion show hosted by Runway of Dreams, a…

You Can Reach Us Even If The Building is Closed

Even though the building is closed, staff are working from home and are available via phone and email. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you need them and if you can’t put your hands on their email address reach out…

Covid 19 Resources

Here are some good resources for up to date information on the Covid 19 outbreak. http://www.adasoutheast.org/ https://www.cdc.gov/ https://www.nih.gov/ https://www.211virginia.org/consumer/index.php

New CDC Guidance For Older Adults

(CNN)  Amid a coronavirus outbreak in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging older people and people with severe chronic medical conditions to “stay at home as much as possible.” This advice is on…

HIV Trial Ends on Down Note

(CNN) A clinical trial for an HIV vaccine has been discontinued since the vaccine was not found to prevent infections of human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that causes AIDS. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases or NIAID, which…