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The Truth About Preventing Memory Loss

Doing puzzles and taking supplements aren’t going to cut it. The good news? Warding off dementia is probably easier than you think.

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Why Participating in an MS Research Study Is Important

Attention MS patients: Anyone taking a medication or following a course of therapy has research to thank. Consider giving back to the body of knowledge.

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The Flu and MS: Tips to Protect Yourself

Don’t let the flu throw your MS into hyperdrive. Reduce your risk of illness and know how to fight off influenza this season with these tips.

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Five Types of MS Stress and How to Reduce Them

When it comes to MS stress, there are many colors and variations, including physical, emotional, social, economic, and cognitive. Identifying each type will help you be able to reduce their impact.

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5 Ways Video Games Can Help Your Child

Unsure exactly how much time is too much time when it comes to video games and kids? Find out what the latest research reveals.

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Challenging Hobbies Help Maintain Brain Health

Although there’s a long way to go before Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia are well understood, studies have shown that keeping the body and brain active throughout life may at least delay dementia symptoms. Happily, staying active is not all w...

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Brain Cancer Risk Factors

Radiation therapy used to treat brain cancers increases the risk of brain tumors up to 20 or 30 years later.