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Your chance of developing dementia may go up if you have lung disease in middle age. Researchers found that lung diseases were linked to mild cognitive impairment, as well as to dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.
Using social media like Facebook and Twitter can help seniors counteract the depression risk that comes with pain from chronic conditions or other ailments.
According to researchers, going to a high school with a higher average socioeconomic background results in benefits later in life, but going to a high school with higher average achievement levels could be harmful.
Individuals who participated in a VR experience saw what it would be like to lose their homes and jobs, and therefore developed longer-lasting compassion toward homeless people.
Recently diagnosed with osteoporosis? Here’s a guide to some common terms you should understand.
Exercise can help you maintain and build bone strength when you’re living with osteoporosis. Here’s how to build a safe routine that works for you.
HealthCentral speaks with an ALS patient about living with the condition — and the hope for a cure.
From “Grey’s” to “Scrubs,” learn about how closely your favorite doctor TV shows mimic real-life medicine.
You’ve heard of apps that can track your period. But what about an app that you can use as birth control?