Older adults don't have to become workout warriors to maintain their heart health. According to new research at Tufts University, they can halve their risk of heart failure simply through moderate physical activity, moderate drinking, no smoking and avoiding obesity. Learn more
The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
Playing video games within 24 hours of suffering a traumatic event could help reduce the occurrence of flashbacks or recurring bad memories, according to new research conducted by the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in the U.K. Learn more
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Driving gets a whole lot safer when a U.S. patent is awarded to a Swedish engineer named Nils Bohlin for an invention he calls the “three-point seat belt.” The U.S. didn’t require seat belts in American cars until 1968, a year after Bohlin, a safety engineer at Volvo, presented a study showing that the belts reduced the risk of injury or death by as much as 75 percent. Get the full story.