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Study: Older, slower, first-time marathon runners can add years to their lives

LONDON — First-time marathon runners can add years to their lives and reap the health rewards of lower blood pressure and healthier arteries, even if they take on the challenge in mid- to later life, research showed on Monday. “It appears to never be too late,” said co-lead researcher Charlotte Manisty of University College London.… Read More »

How to keep New Year’s resolutions

Great. Now’s the time to set those New Year’s resolutions. As we head into a year — and a new decade — your first step is to believe you can do it. The opposite is also true, said University of Scranton psychology professor John C. Norcross, who has studied resolutions for decades. If you think… Read More »

NIH head predicts Alzheimer’s breakthrough within five years

The head of the Trump administration’s medical research institution predicted the United States would be closer to slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease within the next five years. “Will we have a cure this year? Probably not,” National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins said on New Year’s Eve in an interview with Newsmakers on… Read More »